Jo Ann Oravec
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Jo Ann Oravec is an Associate Professor in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. She received her MBA, MS, MA, and PhD degrees at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She taught computer information systems and public policy at Baruch College of the City University of New York and also taught in the School of Business and the Computer Sciences Department at UW-Madison. In the 1990s, she chaired the Privacy Council of the State of Wisconsin, the nation's first state-level council dealing with information technology and privacy issues. She has written books (including Virtual Individuals, Virtual Groups: Human Dimensions of Groupware and Computer Networking, Cambridge University Press) and dozens of articles on computing technology issues. She has worked for public television and developed software along with her academic ventures. She has held visiting fellow positions at both Cambridge and Oxford.
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Oravec, Jo Ann (2000): Book review: The clock of the long now: Time and responsibility, by Stewart Brand. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 51 (10) pp. 966-967.