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Future Trends

January 28, 2014

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

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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.

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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…”

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Digital Dead End

April 23, 2011

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

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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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