The Social Life of Documents; introduction by Esther Dyson

  • John Seely Brown
  • Paul Duguid
Keywords: documents, document technology, document culture, document communities, document forms, CoNote, intercommunal documents, article

Abstract

Documents are evolving as means for structuring and navigating information space, and resources for constructing and negotiating social space.

Author Biographies

John Seely Brown
John Seely Brown jsb@parc.xerox.com is Chief Scientist of the Xerox Corporation and Director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center.
Paul Duguid
Paul Duguid duguid@garnet.berkeley.edu is a consultant at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center and at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is studying transnational traders in the 18th and 19th century. This NEH-funded historical study includes an investigation of the role of document technologies in the development of trade and commerce.
Published
1996-05-06
How to Cite
Brown, J. S., & Duguid, P. (1996). The Social Life of Documents; introduction by Esther Dyson. First Monday, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v1i1.466
Section
Articles