Maybe spring for you But I’m inside at my desk Thesis chapter due
Almost two weeks ago, I wrote a paper on mobile technology, gender and cities. It’s called Mobile Space is Women’s Space: Reframing Mobile Phones and Gender in an Urban Context. After looking at different examples of mobile technology and cities in interaction with each other, I’ve concluded that mobile space is women’s space–and not gender… Continue reading Mobile space is women’s space
Yesterday, one of my students stopped by my desk to discuss her paper. At the end of our meeting, she said, “I found your blog. I felt it’d be dishonest if I didn’t tell you.” I guess that I’m in luck because the majority of my blog is still missing: Ben still hasn’t gotten the… Continue reading Grups and students who find your blog
Liam Originally uploaded by erez kikin-gil. My dear friends
I noticed that Jenn had taken this quiz, so I followed suit. I’m apparently a Benevolent Creator, according to the test. I’m procrastinating. Can’t you tell?
I’m listening to Steven Johnson talk about his new book The Ghost Map. It’s the first time he’s discussed it publicly. In this talk, he’s tying this work to Emergence. Steven starts by talking about the John Snow map — if you’ve read Tufte, you’ve probably encountered it — the map of the 1854 cholera… Continue reading Steven Johnson’s talk, “The Urban Web,” at Yale
BarCamp Austin Originally uploaded by Laughing Squid. this is the day we arrived. we’d been walking back and forth around austin, but we were happy when we got to bar thistle.
My last day in Texas, I woke up and told Enrique about the dream I had, no doubt influenced by the things I’d been doing over spring break. I made a point of remembering it. It went something like this: “It’s Sudoku, only it’s done through Flickr, and it’s showing the posters from Flatstock.” I… Continue reading My dream, only better, with hamsters
There’s a great interview with my first advisee from the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Ryan Genz and Francesca Rosella are in We Make Money Not Art today. They met at Ivrea, and started their wearable and interaction design company Cute Circuit in 2003. Since then, they’ve been all over the world doing wearable workshops and… Continue reading Cute Circuit in We Make Money Not Art
First of all, let me clarify something — I had a wonderful time at South by Southwest. I always do. As I’ve mentioned previously, this was the ninth time I’ve attended and spoken, and look forward to my tenth year next year. I’ve always loved Austin during South By because it’s so personable. But the… Continue reading To clarify, SXSW was wonderful, just way too big