Alex Little (Alumni)Developer of Social Software
I was part of KMi's contribution to the OpenLearn (http://oci.open.ac.uk) team, mainly developing and integrating BuddySpace/MSG messaging systems into the Moodle VLE.
Currently working for VSO, see http://kmi.open.ac.uk/people/alex
Okada, A., Buckingham Shum, S., Bachler, M., Tomadaki, E., Scott, P., Little, A. and Eisenstadt, M. (2009) Knowledge media tools to foster social learning, in eds. Stylianos Hatzipanagos and Steven Warburton, Handbook of Research on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies, pp. 357-380, 2009 IGI Global