« Grant Funding for Graduate Students 10/22 | Main | Economic Impacts of Transitways: The Hiawatha Light Rail Line 10/28 »

Cafe Scientifique: Designing Online Communities 10/21

Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 7 p.m., Bryant-Lake Bowl
$5 - $10: pay what you can

Computer science researcher and engineer Joseph Konstan studies the behavior of people as they participate in online communities like MySpace and Facebook. His research is uncovering how human socialization is affected by online communication and how further behavioral science research can help design Internet communities that facilitate positive dialogues about social issues.

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)