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Information hippies, Google-fu masters, and other volunteer tourists in Thailand: information behaviour in the liminoidDownload
Using social positioning theory and the concept of the liminoid, the objectives of this qualitative research project were three-fold: 1) investigate how social positioning affects the information behaviour of volunteer tourists; 2) determine what effects cultural confusion (aka “culture shock”),...
This study examines the motivations of participants in networked, large-scale content production and research – a paradigm of distributed work magnified by the Internet. This has come to be called crowdsourcing. The approach taken in examining the crowdsourcing paradigm is of retrospection, with...