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    • Building Policy that Crosses Virtual Borders: A Case Study of A Virtual Labor Strike with Real World Ramifications 

      Tapia, Andrea; Blodgett, Bridget Marie (Telecommunication Policy Research Conference (TPRC), 2010)
      Within this paper, the authors present an initial analysis of a protest case study in Second Life and the policy, legal and regulatory issues it involves. In particular, the authors elaborate on the current understanding ...
    • Computer Tomography Virtual Organization 

      Tapia, Andrea; Blodgett, Bridget Marie; Rosson, Mary Beth; Ocker, Rosalie; Ryan, Timothy (Sage Reference, 2012)
      Tackling 100 key topics and providing case studies in the area of science and technology leadership, this reference handbook is an essential resource for students in this area.
    • Do avatars dream of electronic picket lines? 

      Blodgett, Bridget Marie; Tapia, Andrea (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011)
      Purpose – This paper aims to define and articulate the concept of digital protestainment, to address how technologies have enabled boundaries to become more permeable, and in which this permeability leads to the engendering ...
    • Gaming for Girls: An Action-Research Intervention 

      Tapia, Andrea; El-Nasr, Magy Seif; Yucel, Ibrahim; Blodgett, Bridget Marie (Playing to Win: The Business and Social Frontiers of Videogames, 2008)
    • The Merging of Telecommunications Policy and Science Policy Through Broadband Stimulus Funding 

      Tapia, Andrea; Blodgett, Bridget Marie; Jang, Jinsung (The 37th TPRC Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, 2009)
      The Broadband Technologies Opportunities Program was seen as a historic attempt by the Obama administration to bring broadband access to the underserved or unserved communities of the US while also investing capital into ...
    • Ownership And Control Over Data Resources In A Virtual Scientific Collaboratory 

      Tapia, Andrea; Ocker, Rosalie; Rosson, Mary Beth; Blodgett, Bridget Marie; Ryan, Timothy (IADIS e-Society 2011, 2011)
    • Two-Layer Structures in Scientific Collaboratories 

      Tapia, Andrea; Ocker, Rosalie; Rosson, Mary Beth; Blodgett, Bridget Marie; Ryan, Timothy (Workshop on The Changing Dynamics of Scientific Collaboration, CSCW: Computer Supported Coorperative Work, 2010)
      We report preliminary results from a socio-technical analysis of scientific collaboration situated in physical anthropology research. We analyze the two-layer structure of the collaboration: one loosely coupled through ...
    • When Protests go Virtual: How Organizing Social Protest in Virtual Worlds Changes the Nature of Organizing. 

      Blodgett, Bridget Marie; Tapia, Andrea (Sustainable IT Collaboration Around the Globe. 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS, 2010)
      In this paper, we introduce a case study of social protest that has occurred in the virtual world Second Life. This case is a labor strike that occurred against IBM by Italian employees and a large European labor union. ...