Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 3pm
CNM Meeting room, AS6, #03-33
I discuss the structural bases of the “triple revolution” that is taking place in North America: the turn away from groups to networks; the personalized, far-flung internet; the always available and access mobile devices. In North America, this has changed the ways in which many families, communities and workers interact? Is this the case for Singapore?
Sociologist Barry Wellman is Professor of Communication at the National University of Singapore and Co-Director of the NetLab Network at the iSchool, University of Toronto. Welman is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a recent winner of the Oxford Internet Institute’s Career Achievement Award, and the inaugural winner of the International Communication Association’s Other Fields Award. He and his wife Beverly Wellman founded the International Network for Social Network Analysis in 1977, and he is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Networked: The New Social Operating System