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.

A Computer in the Forest

July 27, 2009

Is the computer the new TV? Who can sit in front of it? If it’s more than one person, do you talk about what’s on the screen? Can you drink beer in front of it? Who decides what websites to visit? Is having the mouse the equivalent of holding the remote control?

Social Snacking: When ICT has MSG?

March 31, 2009

In human terms, the opposite of being connected is not being unconnected, it’s being lonely. This weekend I read Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection by John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick.