This is a page full of links and resources to supplement my workshop at the VATE miniconfernce 2005.

Ulises Mejias – A Nomads Guide to Learning and Social Software (.doc)

From the article, his list of social software applications:

• multiplayer gaming environments: Multi-User Dungeons (MUDs), Massively-Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs), etc.
• discourse facilitation systems: synchronous: instant messaging (IM), chat; or asynchronous: e-mail, bulletin boards, discussion boards, moderated commenting systems (e.g. Slashdot, Plastic, K5)
• content management systems: blogs, wikis, document management (e.g. Plone), web annotation utilities
• product development systems: especially for Open Source software, e.g. Sourceforge
• peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing systems: e.g. Napster, Gnutella, BitTorrent
• selling/purchasing management systems: e.g. eBay
• learning management systems (LMSs): e.g. Blackboard, WebCT, Moodle
• relationship management systems: e.g. Friendster, Orkut
• syndication systems: list-servs, RSS aggregators
• distributed classification systems: e.g. Flickr,

I’m going to update the rest of this as we go along.

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