Place a frog in a pot and slowly heat the water, it was said, and the frog will not notice what's happening and will thus let itself be cooked. ReportedlyI have not done the experimentthis is not true; the frog will actually jump out. But I'll stick with the myth. It is an appealing metaphor, because we know that our species is often not as smart as the frog. Twenty-five years after its founding, the CSCW community concluded that it had been boiled. Its name no longer reflects the group's activity. Each word in "Computer Supported Cooperative Work" has…
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