Presentation on theme: "Skills: subscribe to a list server (listserv), send messages to a list and unsubscribe Concepts: email list, server, subscription, client-server, community."— Presentation transcript:
Skills: subscribe to a list server (listserv), send messages to a list and unsubscribe Concepts: email list, server, subscription, client-server, community of common interest, JCR Lickliders work This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. List servers (listservs)
Where does this topic fit? Internet concepts –Applications –Technology –Implications Internet skills –Application development –Content creation –User skills
Server and Server Server Is a server hardware or software?
Communication and community In a few years, men will be able to communicate more effectively through a machine than face to face. What will on-line interactive communities be like?... They will be communities not of common location, but of common interest. Licklider and Taylor, 1968
Catalogs of list servers: http://www.google.com/Top/Computers/Internet/ E-mail/Mailing_Lists/Directories/ Influential 1968 article by Licklider and Taylor: The Computer as a Communication Device Description of listserv, the first email list server. http://www.lsoft.com/news/listserv25story.asp History of the World Wide Web: http://info.cern.ch/ Resources
Self-study questions 1.Is an email list a stand alone application or a networked application? 2.Is an email list a collaborative application or a single-user application? 3.Is a list server a computer or a program? 4.Web surfing is a client-server application – explain what I mean by that. 5.Which lists do you subscribe to? 6.Do you post messages to the lists you subscribe to or are you a lurker? 7.How would you characterize the community of fellow subscribers – what is their common interest? 8.The assignment for this topic says you can send an email to the list by addressing it to @lists.csudh.edu. What is lists.csudh.edu? 9.Is a list server a one-to-many communication medium? (Explain) 10.What does Wikipedia say about the role of JCR Licklider in the development of the Internet, PC and laptop?