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.

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.

Flows in the Flood: Mapping Communication Flows During Irene

September 21, 2012

Documenting the information flows around Hurricane Irene.

Local Systems

May 5, 2012

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

Wicked Problems

November 28, 2011

Due to complex inter-dependencies, attempting to solve one facet of a wicked problem can expose or create other problems.

Turkle’s ‘Alone Together’

May 5, 2011

“If there is an addiction here, it is not to a technology. It is to the habits of mind that technology allows us to practice…”

Digital Dead End

April 23, 2011

A review of an excellent new book by Virginia Eubanks (MIT Press, 2011).

Digital Diet / Digital Fast

October 30, 2010

How long could you go without using a computer, a mobile phone, or watching TV?

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