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© 2013

Humanizing the Web

Change and Social Innovation

Book

Part of the Technology, Work and Globalization book series (TWG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction and History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 3-10
    3. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 11-26
    4. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 27-40
  3. Social Web as a Transformer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 43-56
    3. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 57-73
    4. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 74-88
  4. Social Web a s an Innovation Accelerator

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 91-104
    3. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 105-119
    4. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 120-136
  5. Social Web as a Humanizer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 139-155
    3. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 156-173
    4. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 174-188
  6. Final Remarks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Henry Oinas-Kukkonen
      Pages 191-196
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 197-248

About this book

Introduction

Offers a vivid description of the ongoing transformation of the web into something that is widely recognized and that will have an enormous impact on how people work and live their lives in the future. Presents concepts that will help readers understand why the web evolved as it did, what is going on right now, and what will happen next.

Keywords

innovation transformation Web

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of OuluFinland

About the authors

HARRI OINAS-KUKKONEN is Professor of Information Systems at the University of Oulu, Finland. He has been listed among the hundred most influential ICT experts in the country, and a key person to whom companies should talk to when developing their strategies for web-based services. In 2005, he was awarded The Outstanding Young Person of Finland award by the Junior Chamber of Commerce for his achievements inhelping industrial companies to improve their Web usability. His current research interests include human-computer interaction, persuasive design and behavior change.

HENRY OINAS-KUKKONEN is a Senior Lecturer in History and an Adjunct Professor of History of International Relations and Information Networks at the University of Oulu, Finland. His current research interests include the history of computing, social web and innovation. He has also worked on the history of the Occupation of Japan, US- Finnish relations, and American plans to resettle Finnish World War II refugees into Alaska. He has many years of experience in carrying out original research in American, Scandinavian and Japanese archives.

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