Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

Themes

Posts with a online theme

An online community with real-world roots

Brixton Online works to ensure local communities are fully equipped to take part in the information and knowledge based economy and society at all levels.

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Intimacy gradients online

Applying architectural theory to online social spaces could make them far more comfortable places, if only we can figure out how best to do it.

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Online Social Networking 2004

Web conference for those interested in OSNs (or YASNs, if you’re a bit more cynical).

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Building trust online

Online relationships can be hard to build and maintain and the difficulty in knowing who to trust, and how much to trust them, is one of the key reasons why.

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Who do you know?

Roundup of some recent discussions about codifying relationships in online social networks

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Do online communities need reporters

Seb Paquet links to an article about weblogs as a reporting tool within online communities

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Overview of slashdot-style moderation systems

analysis and discussion of methods of maintaining norms in online communities

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Free survey tool – looks nice

free survey tool for web sites with various tyoes of survey question and structure

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Is physical presence necessary for community?

Can there be such a thing as “online” community or does it only exist in the real world of phyical contact.

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Privacy concerns over online social networking

provacy and authenticity concerns from Weinberger and Dyson about onlinje social networking services

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