domingo, mayo 07, 2006

"Predicción" de Susan Herring

Perdonarán la falta de traducción pero sigue siendo domingo:

I advance this prediction for the next five years: increasing technological integration, combined with assimilation of day-today uses and the corresponding need to ensure the trustworthiness of one’s interlocutors, will continue to make the internet a simpler, safer, and – for better or for worse – less fascinating communication environment. If this prediction proves true, CMC researchers would do well to take a step back from the parade of passing technologies and consider more deeply the question of what determines people’s use of mediated communication. In addition to technological determinism, the effects of time, familiarity, and mass popularization would need to be theorized and investigated