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Pattern Proposals Clusters -- May 19, 2002 -- DIAC-02

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Pattern Clusters

Pattern Language development report: During an Open Space session on May 18 and May 19, 2002, 10-15 attendees at the Shaping the Network Society symposium re-arranged the pattern proposals into "clusters" that seemed to belong together. We worked with abridged pattern proposals which had originally been posted in order of submission on foam core. All patterns had been entered into the pattern resource site. The resource is currently open for more submissions (and for editing of existing pattern proposals).

The information in tabular form below represents a reasonable approximation of the results of the clustering activity. There is no implied order of the nine "boards." For more information on the project, see the main symposium page or the pattern page.

Upcoming events include a presentation and workshop on the project at the Participatory Design Conference in Malmo, Sweden, June 2002. There are also several suggestions afoot for enhancements to the pattern resource site.

See project history and upcoming plans.for more information about status and goals.


Board 1
Government Government Involvement Coordinating Government and Community Technology Initiatives
Pattern 117
Global CN Partnership 2002: U.S. Planning Session
Pattern 127
Government service E-consultation
Pattern 158
Situations in Life
Pattern 13
Enabling Efficiency in Public Sector Processes via ICT
(Pattern 5)
Networked and nested knowledges
Pattern 124
Policy Protecting Community Networks
Pattern 49
Defending the Commons
Pattern 86
First Mile Broadband
Pattern 110
Intellectual Property Plato Got No Stock Options
Pattern 152
Restoring Balance to Intellectual Property Rules
Pattern 142
File Sharing Revolution: redefining intellectual property
Pattern 169
Information Main Street
Pattern 122
World Summit
Pattern 46
Rights Citzenship, communication rights, and libraries
Pattern 82
Communication Rights: Cyber Activism and Incarceration
Pattern 138
Access to Justice Technology Bill of Rights
Pattern 98
TechSmart: A Catalytic Approach to Digital Development
Pattern 67
Living in the Panopticon: The Illusion of Privacy
Pattern 54
From Public/Private to Public Privacy
Pattern 136
Deliberation Online Town Meetings
Pattern 93
Using Collaborative Technologies for Civic Accountability
Pattern 26
Deliberation Online using Robert's Rules of Order
Pattern 25
Provide Conversational Support Across Boundaries
Pattern 78

Board 1
(Photo courtesy of Nancy White)


Board 2
Digital Access Digital Divide in a High Tech City
Pattern 73
Daniel Boone and the Wireless Internet Spectrum Debate
Pattern 30
Are We Connecting?
Pattern 162
Barriers that Must Be Overcome for Effective Use of Digital
Pattern 125
Using Technology for Social Engagement of the Aged
Pattern 39
Designing a Computer-Training Program for Kids
Pattern 183
connectivity for remote areas
Pattern 172
Beware the Digital Subdivide: ICTs and Human Security
Pattern 171
From Digital Divide to Doing Democracy
Pattern 174
The Network Society, Social Capital and Ethnography
Pattern 44
Reproduction of Inequality through Information Technology
Pattern 57
Community Access Centres in Russ. schools: On Road to CNs
Pattern 154
Human networks bridging the digital divide in rural Nigeria
Pattern 52
The Canadian Community Access Model: A Critique
Pattern 161
What color is my Internet?: Culture, access and cyberspace
Pattern 123
Demonstrator Application (DA) Story
Pattern 31


Board 3
Consensus and Community Building Same Answer Pattern
Pattern 43
The Lamp Without a Genie
Pattern 149
How to survive once the government funds run out
Pattern 2
Building an online movement in anti-poverty communities
Pattern 126
Recommendations for Uses of E-mail Lists by Activists
Pattern 51
Collective Action Catalyzing Collective Action in Social Cyberspaces
Pattern ! 37
The Web as a Political Tool of the Anti-war Protest
Pattern 147
Artificial Dialectics
Pattern 141
They will come and build it
Pattern 184
Emergent Global Community Inter-Networking
Pattern 185
Getting People to Collaborate Online communities become collaborators in research
Pattern 131
Global Movement for social Inclusion in Information Society
Pattern 157
Pattern Language for Civic & Community Communication Systems
Pattern 8
Designing a Collaborative Community Information System
Pattern 45


Board 4
Social Structure Education The Engaged Academic Community
Pattern 150
Crossing the Divide through Service (Learning)
Pattern 91
Bridging the Teaching / Learning Divide
Pattern 62 (withdrawn?)
A patched quilt: Teaching/learning & technology in Appal. OH
Pattern 62 (patched quilt)
Literacy Community-based Computer Literacy
Pattern 64
Creating e-quality: learning networks in Africa
Pattern 120
Pattern 237
Education InFormation: Enabling Technology,LifeLong Learning
Pattern 97
Using Internet to develop learning enviroments
Pattern 3
Mobile ICT Learning Facilities for 3rd World Communities
Pattern 21
After-school programs and the Network Society
Pattern 50
The Challenges of Global Learning in the New Digital Age
Pattern 61
Crossing the how-to gap
Pattern 159
Mastery Online: Systematizing the Training of Faculty
Pattern 88
How beginners do or don't get going as Internet users
Pattern 70


Board 5
Social Structure Health Effective Mutual-Help Medical Websites
Pattern 135
Change The Flow of Financial Information
Pattern 186
"Cart Making"
Pattern 187
Trade union as user-movement (User empowerment set)
Pattern 102
Counseling Student Bereavement
Pattern 75
Understanding online victimization from a victim-centred per
Pattern 42
Organizational Structure The Paradoxical Organisation
Pattern 6
Triangulation Pattern
Pattern 89
Organizational Characteristics for Addressing Change
Pattern 151
Process Reality Check
Pattern 48
Dialectics of Ambivalence
Pattern 35
Small Successes Early
Pattern 79


Board 6
Technology and Community Community VPN Portals
Pattern 41
VIRTUOSE: a VIRTual CommUnity Open Source Engine
Pattern 121
Open Source Cultural Database
Pattern 112
Open Source Classification <-> Democratic Search Engines
Pattern 116
Participatory design of information infrastructures
Pattern 115
Open Source Social Source Software: Creating Social Purpose Technology
Pattern 18
open source software and nonprofits
Pattern 33
Global Ideas Bank is a valuable list of social innovations
Pattern 203
Patterns for Civic Action: C4i-Pattern Lang. for WWW Groups
Pattern 146
Doing Value Sensitive Design
Pattern 113
Technology Universal voice mail
Pattern 129
Synergies of Fusion: Social Integration of Voice Video Data
Pattern 24
Same Language Subtitling: Making India Read
Pattern 4
Unintended Use
Pattern 15
Who Speaks for Wolf
Pattern 76
Influencing the Design of Information Technologies
Pattern 66
User Empowerment User-driven software quality labelling
Pattern 92
Interdisciplinary usability research (User empowerment set)
Pattern 103
Incremental IT deployment (User empowerment set)
Pattern 104
IT provider stipulate user commitment (User empowerment set)
Pattern 105
The Architecture of Cybernetic Control
Pattern 17


Board 7
Media Community equals sum media
Pattern 180
Communication Media: Spheres of Invention
Pattern 137
Networked Computer Media and the Middle Ground
Pattern 71
Roles In Media
Pattern 69
Community Broadband
Pattern 132
Media Evaluation & Critique Media Tools for Media Evaluation and Critique
Pattern 173
Physical Space The Great Good Place
Pattern 34
Communication Spaces Group to Group Collaboration Over Distance
Pattern 139
Computer Learning Centers in Public Housing Complexes
Pattern 14
Sustainability of weedy sociality and distributed wilderness
Pattern 53
Technology induced separation from Self Empowerment
Pattern 128
Media Ecology Information Ecology
Pattern 107
"Village Accountability"
Pattern 188
Targeted Entertainment
Pattern 182
Around the Fire -- Stories and Action
Pattern 240 (withdrawn?)
International Networks of Alternative Media
Pattern 148 (*)
Info/Local structured local information exchange
Pattern 95
Public Information Infrastructure for Workforce Development
Pattern 68
Enhancing Access to Relevant Health Information
Pattern 87
Public Service Announcements and the Public Sphere
Pattern 160
Communication Intermediate distance transport as revolutionary mediator
Pattern 140


Board 8
Culture The New Digital Cartesianism
Pattern 156
Reclaiming the Lifeworld
Pattern 177
Networked identities? Wire! d experiences of self?
Pattern 94
Historical Memory and Responsibility
Pattern 96
The Online Museum
Pattern 83
Cyberculture Cyberculture Studies, Merging Disciplines, Research Activism
Pattern 166
Cybercities and Cyberculture
Pattern 32
Kickin' up a fuss: race and gender in cyberspace
Pattern 28
Race / Gender Hip Hop Tutorial (Copyright protected)
Pattern 23
untangling the symmetry of social movements
Pattern 175
Artful Intelligence (AI)
Pattern 111
Sense of Struggle Sense of Struggle
Pattern 10
Technocultural Diversity
Pattern 80
Multilingual Pluricultural World and Web Multilinguality
Pattern 168
Networked Economies
Pattern 108
Building a Cyber Center with Community Art
Pattern 47
Meta Pattern / Universal Tiles from Roger Penrose and others
Pattern 27 (*)
Opportunity Spaces
Pattern 7
Shoulders or Shoelaces?
Pattern 176
Causal law
Pattern 155
Shared Vision
Pattern 9
Civic Intelligence
Pattern 1


Board 9
Communities Community of Communities for Social Change
Pattern 77
Digital City
Pattern 114
World Summit
Pattern 46
Community / Communication / Infrastructure Place and non-place
Pattern 179
Community Networks Improving Community Network Practice
Pattern 143
Community Networks Working With Groups
Pattern 134
Pattern 12
Academics on the Web: finding each other /ourselves
Pattern 145
Community Technology Street-Level Community Strengthening by Large Corporations
Pattern 38
Community Technology and Community Building
Pattern 74
Sustainability Strategies for Community Technology Centers
Pattern 84



updated: June 17, 2002.
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