Perfectionism is a luxury a design ethnographer cannot afford. Perfectionism paves the way to design ethnographer hell. Here’s how to avoid it.
On Thursday from 12 pm to 1:30 pm, I observed various individuals interacting with the microwave in the staff lounge in the Queen Mother Building on the University of Dundee … Continue reading
We are down to the last stretch for our HCI project redesigning the microwave for universal accessibility without relying on language. Here are two of our most recent prototypes! Here’s … Continue reading
The least enjoyable part of being an ethnographer, my class mates and I have discovered, may be the writing up of field notes. The notes we take in the field, … Continue reading
There was being and nonbeing, there was none but God. In the old, old times, there was a king, guardian of the throne of wisdom. This king’s only child was … Continue reading
And Now for Something No One Will Want To Read (Or, Design Ethnography: Like Anthropology, but Less Conflicted)
Design Ethnography: Like Anthropology, But Less Conflicted Academic anthropology is the unholy love child of natural science and colonialism, and is burdened with the resulting identity issues that one might … Continue reading