Wei Liu, Pieter Stappers, Gert Pasman, Jenneke Taal-Fokker
The rapid development of information technology (IT) in the past decade has enabled the introduction of a number of highly engaging tools into everyday life, such as instant messaging, podcasting, blogging, and social networking. These tools offer people new ways of interacting, enabling them to create, retrieve, and broadcast an enormous amount of digital information, using a large variety of devices, techniques, and media. As a result of this constant exposure, people are more socially active and more capable and ready to integrate their virtual world with their physical world, using highly interactive devices such as mobile phones, laptops,…
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