Jonathan Arnowitz, Elizabeth Dykstra-Erickson
We are proud to introduce this special issue on societal challenges guest edited by Manfred Tscheligi, a regular contributor and previous guest editor of last year's Gadgets issue. Software that promotes social behavior has a significant impact and is interesting in itselfthink YouTube, MySpace, Facebook, and the many other software experiences that have become popular over the past few years. However, more important than simply connecting people is connecting them in need, using software interfaces to create connections to services and support that change possibilities in society. We hope you are inspired in your own thinking and practice by…
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