The Web was invented so that scientists could use computer networks to collaborate -- that is, exchange documents, discuss them, coordinate work, create and publish collective knowledge. It was, in other words, supposed to be a groupware application. Lately, there is movement on a number of fronts to reclaim the two-way, read/write architecture that was the Web's original conception. Jon Udell author of Practical Internet Groupware has put together a report for Software Carpentry on Internet Groupware for Scientific Collaboration. A good read, full of valuable information.
| Internet Groupware Report
| Posted on Monday August 07, @01:52AM Pacific|
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