[Air-L] Fwd: Any room for our new social software!

Wkzander wkzander at mtu.edu
Fri Jul 27 04:21:02 PDT 2012


I'll contact him and be in touch off list.

Wendy

Wendy K. Z. Anderson
Assistant Professor
Department of Humanities
Michigan Technological University
http://www.hu.mtu.edu/~wkzander

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On Jul 27, 2012, at 2:04 AM, laetitia le chatton <laetitia.lechatton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Wendy,
> 
> I am having fun getting familiar with social samba, which allows some users to create  stories in which other users can intervene as a character at a predefined interaction level : yes no; sure unsure... 
> In this perspective, the trick consists in letting users encircled by a "society" of fictional characters to give them a sensation of ongoing conversation. brilliant!
> 
> in the Socrator;  the trick is to let users define completely the interaction. As a visitor of a given conversation prepared by another user, you simply feel like having a chat; or experimenting a search engine which takes the whole semantics into account. (my work should not be taken for the semantic web which hopes to get semantics out of a regular website while I stress on letting people creating conversations from the very start)
> 
> I am very interested in getting into contact with your samba friends because the idea of letting users engulfed among other predefined characters to entertain a conversational feeling could be a very good option to add in our motor...and wow, the site does look great
> 
> But without financial resources, it is a lot of "slaving" here; hope to get feedback on that too in air list
> 
> Best,
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Wendy Mtu <wkzander at mtu.edu> wrote:
> Hello Laetitia,
> Have you seen social samba? It an interactive form might be useful to your design development. A friend of mine designed it if you are looking to engage the creators. ;)
> 
> http://www.socialsamba.com/front
> 
> Wendy
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
> On Jul 26, 2012, at 12:04 PM, laetitia le chatton <laetitia.lechatton at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: laetitia le chatton <laetitia.lechatton at gmail.com>
> > Date: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 4:33 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Air-L] Any room for our new social software!
> > To: Peter Gloviczki <glovi002 at umn.edu>
> >
> >
> > Hello Peter,
> >
> > I am glad to see the first answer from the mailing list, I am of course
> > very willing to pursue the development of the Socrator with my
> > team, especially as a phd student.
> > It is too late this year for submission to the annual AOIRL conference, I
> > will keep me updated for next submissions.
> >
> > Laetitia
> > On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Peter Gloviczki <glovi002 at umn.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> Good morning, Laetitia,
> >>
> >> Organizations like this one are a good start, you might consider
> >> attending the AOIR yearly conference and networking with others about
> >> your ideas. Other associations (ICA-International Communication
> >> Association, comes to mind) would also provide you with the chance to
> >> discuss your ideas with interested people. This software sounds
> >> promising, and I hope you'll continue developing this work.
> >>
> >> Kindly, Peter
> >>
> >
> >> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 5:22 AM, laetitia le chatton
> >> <laetitia.lechatton at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Dear scholars,
> >>>
> >>> I am a freshly gradutated master student in digital culture (ex
> >> humanistic
> >>> informatics) from the University of Bergen in Norway. I presented a
> >> master
> >>> thesis describing the vision I had of a new kind of social software you
> >>> will find different from the existing twitters, facebook and co.
> >>> Me and my small team of engineers have been developing the Socrator :
> >>> "Upload your idea and make it chat!"
> >>>
> >>> Shortly, the Socrator is a motor for conversations
> >>>
> >>> - some users create and store interactive conversations on any topic,
> >>> uploading all kinds of multimedia material they find necessary to the
> >>> conversation
> >>> - other users are meant to have these conversations: they access this
> >>> material by having a chat with the Socrator
> >>>
> >>> -Søkrat was a java desktop prototype for 2 years during the elaboration
> >> of
> >>> my master thesis
> >>> -now the Socrator is becoming web technology and will have much more
> >>> elaborated skills ( sept 2012 first version)
> >>>
> >>> I was wondering if any of you heard about strategies to get financial
> >>> support in IT projects from the European Union (i am French) or from
> >>> scandinavian governments (but the whole team leaves in Norway)
> >>>
> >>> Naturally; I am also open to propositions for articles or conferences
> >>> I could use as a platform to describe the Socrator technology
> >>>
> >>> The student lifestyle doesn't get what big ideas are about! hehe
> >>> Looking forward to see your answers
> >>> private email at laetitia at socratons.com
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Laetitia
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> >>
> >> --
> >> Peter Joseph Gloviczki, Ph.D.
> >> http://petergloviczki.com
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Laetitia
> >
> >
> >
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> 
> -- 
> Laetitia


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