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ThemesDigital Communication - Feb 04, 2013

Studying looks like work after a Facebook visit

University research and education laboratory Software Factory has launched a new kind of Open Source collaboration with the software industry and leading universities like Stanford and MIT.

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ThemesDigital Communication - Jan 24, 2013

Social norms guide internet behaviour

A Last.fm user might feel forced to listen to a variety of music considered good taste just to mask his liking for a cheesy song. “Information is manipulated in order to sell a self-chosen concept of self,” states social scientist Suvi Silfverberg from Helsinki Institute for Information Technology.

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ThemesDigital Communication - Jan 07, 2013

Building Finnishness through the Internet

Social Psychology graduate and HIIT (Helsinki Institute for Information Technology) research assistant Iris Summanen examines how Finnish emigrants build Finnishness through blog writing.

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