Archive for October, 2013

VISPER seminar: Methodological challenges

Five researchers in the subjects of Designing Human Technologies will in a VISPER seminar discuss how they work methodologically in examining the experiences of an audience. The discussing researchers are our guest associate professor Matthew Reason; Connie Svabo, Henriette Christrup and Kim Schrøder from our Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies and Bjarne Sode Funch from […]

Docent i teatervidenskab besøger Performance Design

Af Sara Malou Strandvad Performance-Design får besøg af Matthew Reason, der er docent i teatervidenskab ved York St John Universitet, 11.-22. november. Matthew Reason arbejder med publikumsundersøgelser og dokumentation af performances, særligt i relation til børneteater. Han har udviklet forskellige metoder til kvalitative publikumsundersøgelser blandt andet gennem at bruge tegning. Hans publikationer omfatter bøgerne Documentation, Disappearance and […]

Postphenomenology

By Connie Svabo The school of thought called postphenomenology is useful for articulating and understanding the relationships that people develop with technologies – from everyday media to prosthetic technologies which act as interfaces between body/self and world. According to scholar Robert Rosenberger from Georgia Institute of Technology, postphenomenology has fruitful ideas about how to conceive […]

Business is Design

By Connie Svabo Design is a resource for business thinking. Increasingly, design is used as a mindset which can help create clarity in a complex and fuzzy world, where core capabilities are the ability to cross domains and translate needs into solutions and business opportunities. According to global design service providers, businesses and education experts, […]

Industriel symbiose – det nye sort?

af Camilla Simonsen ”I Kalundborg sparer virksomheder millioner af kroner på at genanvende hinandens ressourcer.” Sådan starter en ny artikel ud af flere nylige i de danske medier omkring konceptet industriel symbiose (se fx også ‘Symbioser kan give virksomheder millionbesparelser’), der helt kort går ud på, at virksomheder skal udnytte hinandens affald og restprodukter til […]

Forskere skaber bedre sygehuse

RUC-forskere er med til at indføre et system, der i sidste ende kan føre til, at patienter får mere tid med læger og sygeplejersker. af Rasmus Karkov – Artiklen er produceret til RUC’s videnskabsmagasin Rubrik Foto: Uffe Weng Det danske sygehusvæsen er i gang med en digital revolution, der vil frigøre personalet fra en lang række […]

Jeanette Blombergs tiltrædelsesforelæsning på video

af Camilla Simonsen ”Jeg ser en masse ansigter, jeg genkender her – mennesker, jeg har arbejdet med tidligere, og mennesker, jeg ikke har arbejdet med, men hvis arbejde, jeg kender.” Således indleder nytiltrådte adjungeret professor Jeanette Blomberg sin tiltrædelsesforelæsning, der nu kan ses på video ovenfor. Det var den 19. september, tiltrædelsesforelæsningen med titlen “Ethnography […]

Radio – an Important Human Technology

by Camilla Simonsen The technology of radio broadcasting has met strong competition from television, internet and mobile phones with social media. However, the good old FM broadcasting technology, pioneered by American electrical engineer and inventor Edwin Howard Armstrong in the 1930ies, has far from outplayed its enormous role. In countries with less competition than here in the Western […]

Urban Cycle Mobilities: Gallery

by Camilla Simonsen Jonas Larsen, researcher at the Strategic Research Initiative at Roskilde University, ‘Designing Human Technologies’ has been in New York exploring how cycling design became part of the urban planning of New York and how it has changed practices of cycling in the city. Below find a slide show of his pictures. Read more about the project Urban […]