Yuwei Lin

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URL = http://www.ylin.org/

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Yuwei is Lecturer in Future Media in the School of Media, Music and Performance at the University of Salford, UK. Her current research interests centre on Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) studies, Science and Technology Studies (STS), digital culture (especially in relation to hacker culture), virtual communities (in connection with e-learning and e-society), and the cultural and socio-technical dynamics in community-based innovation systems. Other research interests include gender and ICTs, democracy and technology, human-computer interaction (HCI, including the issues of usability and accessibility), the digital divide and glocalisation of information technologies, innovation and knowledge management, and intellectual property rights (particularly in relation to software patents and licences). Additionally, her research also seeks to contribute to the genre of virtual methodology by which researchers use new ICTs as a medium for social research itself. For more information about her work, please visit http://www.ylin.org She also keeps a blog documenting her academic activities.

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