Questions Regarding Alterity in Social Collaborative Networks

Cosmin Ion Tomozei, Florinela Floria

Abstract


The idea of alterity has become important in the last decades, when talking about the Information Age, which provides acknowledgement to the software development specialists about the importance of understanding the other’s behavior, needs, objectives and beliefs.
Our main purpose is to bring to attention the question of social representation related to the images of individuals as different entities that are integrated in virtual teams, virtual projects and e-activities. Regarding the consciousness about the other’s alterity, we assert that it opens a dialogical perspective about the Information Society, where it is essential to share and communicate knowledge to the others.

Keywords


alterity, identity, social representations, social network, dialogism, globalization, e-activities; collaborative systems;

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