Monthly Archives: November 2005

EmPhatic gadgets

Interesting article about phatic gadgets in Gizmodo today by a designer at Frog Design. These are gadgets that facilitate passing and non-demanding interactions, through wireless or other networks. We use these things sometimes for their entertainment value, sometimes for their … Continue reading

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Careful with that interface, Eugene

I’ve got to admit that in all these years I’ve never read any Harold Garfinkel, and that *that* was an oversight! If you are in design, and have not read Garfinkel, don’t walk, run, to get his Studies in Ethnomethodology. … Continue reading

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A Mutual Friend : Mobile phones and art by Blast Theory (UK)

I met these guys at Banff years ago at an Interactive Screen (back in Sara Diamond daze)… Artists are in the fortunate position to plumb the relations between technology and society, technology and culture, concept, and so on. Make me … Continue reading

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