Tag: Tools & Techniques

Revisiting Human-Machine Relationships and Efforts of Feminist STS

Doyeon Shin , May 3rd, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Alexa, Bixby, the GPS voice, Siri.… AI (Artificial Intelligence) assistants, which operate through algorithms …


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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…


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People Are Not Fixed Media

Ritwik Banerji , April 12th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this post as read by Ritwik Banerji Sensory ethnography continually emphasizes …


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Multiple Modes of Being Human

Johannes Schick , May 11th, 2021


(Editor’s Note: This blog post is part of the Thematic Series Data Swarms Revisited) Evolution (photo by and copyright of Oliver Berger) In the last couple of years,…


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Screenshots of the Field: Viral Loads and the Contagious Potentials of Digital Ethnography

Tankut Atuk , March 30th, 2021


Over the course of the past six months, I have been actively doing fieldwork on HIV care in Turkey on Zoom. Believe it or not, for an anxious…


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Rocket Scientists and Their Games: A Little-Known Slice of History

Rebecca Perry , January 20th, 2020


In the 21st century, game companies are expanding what can be done with 3D interactive tools and virtual spaces. Companies like Epic Games are increasing blurring the lines…


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The Messiness of Ethnography

Leonore Phillips , July 2nd, 2019


Damien Newman created “the squiggle” to convey the messiness of the design process.(CC by 2.0)   Leaving academia forced me to think more deeply and critically about ethnography…


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