Sustainability: Where Rubber Meets the Road

April 16, 2016

Which way of brewing coffee has the lowest environmental footprint? And other questions in the search for how to move from the “why” of sustainability to “how to do it”.

Mapping as Method

July 16, 2015

Using visual tools to think through relationships between things.

Global Risks

June 19, 2014

Recommended reading on global risks and thinking about them systemically.

Future Trends

January 28, 2014

Recommended reading on the future of tech and the future of work.

What if sustainability doesn’t work out?

November 20, 2013

Thoughts on how HCI researchers can made a contribution to mitigating “crash” scenarios.

Making It as a Maker

February 17, 2013

The cost of participation in an open system is giving something away, but when the right set of partnerships come together open systems can create value- of one sort or another- for all participants.

Agile UX Research for Designing ‘Everyday Analytics’

February 6, 2013

Designing “dashboards” to help therapists make use of data.

Two Futures?

January 29, 2013

Are the “techno future” and “nature future” narratives at odds with each other?

Communication by Bird

November 21, 2012

Carrier pigeons have delivered everything from secret messages to emergency medicine.

Flows in the Flood: Mapping Communication Flows During Irene

September 21, 2012

Documenting the information flows around Hurricane Irene.

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