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People and Computers XVII — Designing for Society
The success of peer-to-peer (p2p) music sharing has no doubt contributed to assumptions that individuals' PCs are a vast untapped resource of assets just waiting to be unlocked by such systems. This includes the push for opening up our file spaces at work to allow peers access to previously inaccessible information with minimum effort. We wished to explore the potential value of these ideas and to test some of the assumptions underlying them, the motivation being that we believed the issuesdoi:10.1007/978-1-4471-3754-2_4 fatcat:crvy65xxorfafkyxrbpufok6bu