Design Speech Acts: “How to Do Things with Words” in Virtual Communities





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  • Cyberspace is language-based (cf. Cicognani, 1996, 1997; Winograd,1987), and so are virtual communities. The author argues that virtual communities are ideal places to experience and enhance a language for design, and for designers.