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sydneyyeager , May 16th, 2022

Sydney Yeager INSIGHT · STRATEGY · INNOVATION Innovation powered by empathic insights and data-driven decision-making.  As a digital anthropologist, I synergize qualitative and quantita…

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Powerpoint Karaoke, a Ph.D. Version

Zhou Zhou , April 14th, 2022

This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this post read by Zhou Zhou “You win the lottery! You are a millionaire! You…


Urban Acupuncture Design Theory: Researching New Development Practices in South Africa

Laurin Baumgardt , February 18th, 2021

Sometimes it only takes a “spark,” a “simple, focused intervention,” a “single stroke of genius,” or “the single prick of a needle” to release the flows and create…


How to Build a Sandwich

Chelsea Horton , January 13th, 2021

A degree in sociocultural anthropology may not be the most obvious background for a food stylist, yet it was a love for hands-on, detailed fieldwork that led me…

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Smartphones “In-Between” or: What Do Smartphones Have in Common With Doors?*

digitalethnography , December 22nd, 2020

Suzana Jovicic Credits: Thomas Sobottka It is Friday night in a youth centre on the outskirts of Vienna; the lights are dim, and loud local Rap music is…

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“Doing Being a Latina,” or Performing Identities Through a Computer Voice

Sasha Kurlenkova , November 2nd, 2020

The ability to communicate is often taken-for-granted and imperceptible, despite being vital to everyday life. It defines our social performances as family members, professionals, and neighbors. Moreo…


Waschbeton 15

genova68 , September 26th, 2020

Eigentlich ein perfektes Haus. O.W. Ungers, der ein Haus ohne Eigenschaften bauen wollte und dabei scheiterte, hätte hier sein Vorbild gefunden. (Foto: genova 2020)

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Waschbeton 13

genova68 , July 14th, 2020

(Foto: genova 2020)

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Waschbeton 10

genova68 , May 21st, 2020

Ein Schokokuss aus Waschbeton. Danke dafür. (Foto: genova 2019)

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Waschbeton 9

genova68 , May 13th, 2020

(Foto: genova 2018)

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Architecture as a Justice-Accessing Technology in Postwar Guatemala

Elis Mendoza , March 10th, 2020

Forest analysis of scorched earth. Courtesy of Daniele Profeta. Princeton University, 2015. On an early January morning in 2015 a group of lawyers from the Guatemalan NGO Mujeres…


Obertauern: Wie konnte das passieren?

genova68 , March 2nd, 2020

Ein Besuch im österreichischen Wintersportort Obertauern (Salzburger Land, glaube ich) im Sommer ist ein interessanter Ausflug in die ästhetische Katastrophe. Der fehlende Schnee deckt die Katastrophe…

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Alltag in Ostdeutschland

genova68 , February 22nd, 2020

Ein Dorfzentrum in der Altmark: Keine Neuigkeiten, keine Amtsinformationen, vermutlich auch kein Internet, aber immerhin kann man Briefe verschicken (zumindest einwerfen). Ein weiteres Plus: Es gibt n…

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Dark Patterns, or Shades of Grey?

Alex Beattie , December 17th, 2019

Screen Time app. Credit: Apple Press Kit Auto-playing videos. Bottomless social media newsfeeds. Accentuated “I consent” buttons. The internet may appear as a Choose Your Own Adventure, but…


Video Games, Mental Health, and the Complicated Nature of Playing

Branden Dyaus , November 19th, 2019

Young man plays Fortnite at a gaming competition CC BY-SA 4.0 He melted into the shadows, pressing the ‘E’ key on his keyboard, activating his stealth skill, allowing…


Critical Imagination at the Intersection of STS Pedagogy and Research

Emily York , November 5th, 2019

*This post was co-authored by Emily York and Shannon Conley* In 2017, we established the STS Futures Lab—a space to critically interrogate plausible sociotechnical futures and to develop…


Closing Keynote: Amplify. Not Optimize.

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019

In the closing keynote of @designopssummit, ⁦@daveixd⁩ shares his perspectives on the evolution of DesignOps, and the role we all need to play in amplifying the right things…

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Learning over Outcomes

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019

In this @designopssummit presentation, @heyBFal shares some of the ways that Google uses principles from Montessori to encourage a learning culture.

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Leading Through Change

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019

In this @designopssummit presentation, @purvidesign shares some of her learnings from driving centralization of and lasting change for design at Visa.

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Design is Not the Frosting on the Scaled Agile Layer Cake

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019

In this @designopssummit presentation, @erinhauber shows us how she made the most of her org’s transition to SAFe, carving out room for design in spite of it’s almost…

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Setting the Table for Dynamic Change

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019

In this interactive @designopssummit presentation, we hear from @alisonrand @FreyJacqui about how an understanding of Change Management can help us be more effective as a DesignOps leader.

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“Prototype” vs “Prototype”—Breaking Down and Rebuilding Our Understanding of What We Do

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019

In this @designopssummit we learn from @DesignerGeeking about the challenges of establishing common understanding in a new disciplinary team, and how DesignOps can help.

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Transforming Strategic Research Capacity through Democratization

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2019

In this @designopssumit presentation, @MarjorieSample and @keshiekay share their lessons from teaching designers how to do evaluative research, and the benefits to all involved.

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Lessons From the DesignOps Journey of the World’s Largest Travel Site

Natalie Hanson , October 25th, 2019

In this @designopssumsit presentation by @eniola5, we learn about the cultural challenges of making large scale change when attempting to standardize a design system across organizational silos.

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