All posts for "knowledge" tag

I think, therefore I am (Altruistic)

Published
13th January 2012
by 
James Coston
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I think, therefore I am (Altruistic)

In my previous article I looked at what influences sharing using a model that looked at reciprocity and a desire to share. I compared my model to the work of Whitlock, Davis and Yeaman; by modifying sharing types that determine how likely you are to share. These are Altruist, Discriminator and Cheaters. Unlike Whitlock, Davis and Yeaman I believe they are more like states that we can cycle through, in and out.

Knowledge is power and this is why we share

Published
19th October 2011
by 
James Coston
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Knowledge is power and this is why we share

In this article I lay the foundations of why I believe people share UX knowledge. I look at three personality types and what influences people to share their knowledge and what makes people think twice about sharing. A model is introduced to try and understand the processes that people go through when deciding to share articles about their own knowledge and experiences.

The Catch-22 Of Designing For Serendipity

Published
6th December 2010
by 
Nomensa
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The Catch-22 Of Designing For Serendipity

Serendipity can help develop new ideas in fields like science and art. These "discoveries by accident" are seen as a powerful tool in creative processes. But how can we design to add serendipity as a feature? How is online serendipity supported?