Archive for December, 2013

New associate professor in Design, Society, Space and Technology

af Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt  I am very happy to announce that ENSPAC has employed PhD Mikkel Bille as an associate professor, associated with the strategic research initiative Designing Human Technologies. Mikkel gets this position among many qualified, not at least international, applicants. His background is MA (Cand.mag) in Near Eastern Archaeology from Copenhagen University 2003, MA […]

Dansk STS-konference på RUC

af Sara Malou Strandvad Call for Papers til næste års danske STS-konference er på gaden nu – og konferencen holdes på RUC 12.-13. juni 2014. Konferencen har temaet ‘Enacting Futures’ og afholdes i regi af foreningen DASTS (Danish Association of Science and Technology Studies). Du kan læse call for papers på DASTSs hjemmeside her. Vi […]

Digitalt post-kaos – anden del

af Camilla Simonsen Anden del af Jesper Bull Berger og Kim Normann Andersens rapport omkring digital kommunikation i det offentlige er nu at finde online. Rapporten sammenfatter hovedresultater for styrelser og statslige organisationer fra en undersøgelse gennemført i sommeren 2013 om besvarelse af e-mail og digital post i den statslige, regionale og kommunale sektor. Den […]

Røde højresving kan give bedre cyklister

af Camilla Simonsen I slutningen af november gav regeringen cyklister i to lyskryds i hovedstadsområdet lov til at foretage højresving, selvom der er rødt lys. Tilladelsen er en del af et projekt under Transportministeriet, der skal gøre det lettere for cyklisterne i de danske byer at komme rundt. Gladsaxe Møllevej/Hillerødmotorvejen og Mørkhøjvej/Hillerødmotorvejen er to første […]

On films: “Design & Thinking” and “Maker”

by Lisbeth Frølunde I have only seen the trailers, but the two films look like good examples of conveying complex design processes through film. The documentary film Design & Thinking (2011) poses questions such as how do we think about design in the changing landscape of business, culture and society. It is inspired by design thinking […]

Electronic Healthcare Record tested and discussed

  Anders Barlach together with Morten Hertzum and Jesper Simonsen have published a book-chapter in the book “Cases on Usability Engineering: Design and Development of Digital Products” this fall. The chapter called “Pilot Implementation Driven by Effects Specifications and Formative Usability Evaluation” reports on usability-engineering work performed throughout the pilot implementation of a so-called Electronic […]

Billeder: Italian Drawings

Nedenfor er et lille billedgalleri fra åbningsarrangementet til den interaktive kunstinstallation Italian Drawings, der kan ses frem til den 20. december på Det Italienske Kulturinstitut i København. Den utraditionelle udstilling er blevet til i et samarbejde mellem kunstnere, dataloger og teknikere fra Roskilde Universitets Institut for Kommunikation, Virksomhed og Informationsteknologier (CBIT) og fra Accademia di Belle […]

Guest lecture with Stefania Milan

  What? Today’s social movements rely heavily on communication technology to organize and protest. Self-organized communication infrastructures are crucial gears in the machine of dissent organizing. But how do these platforms and projects emerge, and how do they function? Who are the activists behind them? In her new book, ‘Social Movements and Their Technologies: Wiring […]