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.

Flows in the Flood: Mapping Communication Flows During Irene

September 21, 2012

Documenting the information flows around Hurricane Irene.

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.

Local Systems

May 5, 2012

Only a few generations ago many of the practices we associate with sustainability were commonplace.


June 25, 2011

Al Gore’s new e-book is an interesting example of tech meets environment.

Digital Instant Coffee

February 27, 2011

The relationship of the body to digital technologies & the feeling of interacting with them.

The Story of Electronics

February 10, 2011

A new video by Annie Leonard and the Electronics TakeBack Coalition.

In the Bubble

January 7, 2011

How can we investigate the social impact of technology, rather than simply accepting or even evangelizing it?

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