Agile UX Research for Designing ‘Everyday Analytics’

February 6, 2013

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

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Two Futures?

January 29, 2013

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

Sketching the User Experience as a Diagnostic

January 3, 2013

Simple sketches convey a lot about how technology in a therapy session informs the interactions between therapist and patient.

Alone Together (again)

December 9, 2012

A talk by MIT researcher Sherry Turkle on how we’re letting technology take us places we don’t want to go.

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Communication by Bird

November 21, 2012

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

Fixing Things

October 15, 2012

iFixit sells tools and parts and provides free, crowdsourced manuals that help you repair everything from coffeemakers to bikes to tablets and iPhones.

Flows in the Flood: Mapping Communication Flows During Irene

September 21, 2012

Documenting the information flows around Hurricane Irene.

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Places to Intervene

September 19, 2012

If we commonly believe that “technology is the answer to all our problems”, perhaps we might consider what problems technology is causing or exacerbating.

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Material Wealth

September 8, 2012

When I started work on my visual ethnography project WEALTH, I had the uncomfortable feeling that it was going to make me want to give away everything I owned.

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Digital Life Portraits

May 8, 2012

Visual ethnography of life in the digital world, in collaboration with Finnish researcher Minna Aslama’s Digital Living project.

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