Asynchronous adaptations to complex social interactions

Applin, Sally A. and Fischer, Michael D. (2013) Asynchronous adaptations to complex social interactions. Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE, 32 (4). pp. 35-44. ISSN 0278-0097. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1109/MTS.2013.2286426) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The permeation of the mobile platform is creating a shift in community behavior. What began with a few individuals, has now quickly replicated as many people communicate not only through mobile phones, but through smartphones that are multi-functioning communications computers. Mobile devices have broadened people's capability and reach, and within that context, people have adapted their behavior to adjust to communications "on the go." In this article we explore how multiplexed networked individuated communications are creating new contexts for human behavior within communities, particularly noting the shift from synchronous to asynchronous communication as an adaptation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: smart phones;social aspects of automation;asynchronous adaptations;community behavior;complex social interactions;human behavior;mobile phones;mobile platform;on-the-go communications;smart phones;synchronous communication;Asynchronous communication;Behavioral analysis;Communities;Human factors;Internet of things;Mobile communication;Sensors;Social factors;Social network services
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming, > QA76.9.H85 Human computer interaction
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA168 Systems engineering, cybernetics and intelligent systems
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Visual and Computational Anthropology
Depositing User: Michael Fischer
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2014 13:20 UTC
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2014 12:53 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/41552 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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