Networked computing allows - and hence fosters - collaboration within communities that evolve over time and space, producing results that are of use to the producing community and to others.
Networked computing allows - and hence fosters - wide publication of research results, which, in turn, allows - and hence fosters - wide review.
Networked computing allows - and hence fosters - the mobilization of resources, human and otherwise, that occupy discrete geographic and social realms.
|The Genre Evolution Project, for example, uses a web-accessible relational databaseand weekly, face-to-face group meetingsto mediate interactions of the student-researchers in order to discover the structure of the cultural materials under examination.|
As we each evolve professionally to become a hand in the band, we also must help our institutions evolve to best enable our new amalgam of teaching and research in this brave, networked world.