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"Let them use emacs": the interaction of simplicity and appropriation,

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Title: "Let them use emacs": the interaction of simplicity and appropriation,
Author(s): Twidale, Michael B.; Jones, M. Cameron
Subject(s): appropriation
Abstract: We look at appropriations in a number of contexts, and find that often they involve very simple ways of coordinating functionality that seems to be at odds with much of the approach of computer systems design that emphasizes power and abstraction. We speculate about how we can extend this simplicity in other ways.
Issue Date: 2005
Citation Info: International reports on socio-informatics 2(2) 66-71.
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed: is peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS: 2009-02-11

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