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Computer Hardware Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Hardware design is a field between engineering and design. In the computer engineering industry, the word hardware is generally used to separate hardware from software design. In engineering disciplines, hardware design refers...

Post-humanism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Post-humanism expands the senses of what it means to be human, that try not to have clear demarcations between humans and animals and technologies.Humanism assumes that humanity is distinct from other species and that distinctness gives...

Soft Technology

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Soft Tech refers to a view of technology grounded in the social sciences, and focuses on the material world as a world of experiences, emotions, and ideologies. It is constituted by the processes, methods, and services that allow humans...

Technology (STS, SCOT, Techne, Technics)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Although technology normally refers to machines, especially digital ones, the term more precisely refers to the ways of being and thinking that result in those machines. Those ways of thinking have been viewed as dominating and dangerous...

Cybernetics

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Mathematician Norbert Wiener first used “cybernetics,” originating from the Greek term for steering and governing, in 1948. It relates to the study of intelligent systems, whether technological, mechanical, social, environmental...

Just Press Play, Please

Johan Redström

Johan Redström is Professor and Research Director at Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden, and previously Design Director at the Interactive Institute. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Heather Wiltse

Heather Wiltse is Assistant Professor at the Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Changing Things : The Future of Objects in a Digital World

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...In what follows we will take another look at the historical developments outlined in the previous chapter, but this time as seen through an example: the very simple and mundane act of pressing a play button to listen to music.This chapter...

Latour, Bruno (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Bruno Latour (1947–) is a French sociologist and anthropologist with a particular interest in science and technology. Latour (1993) has made important contributions to Actor-Network Theory (ANT) and Science and Technology Studies (STS...

Communication Systems Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Communication systems design is a multistep process of prototyping, design, and development of analog and digital communication systems employed by design engineers, mathematicians, and industrial designers. These systems are generally...

Design and Emergent Ethical Crises

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

eBook

...How should we respond when technologies like the blockchain and social media threaten to dissolve the foundations of established centralized structures like banking, journalism, even government? How do our lives change when artificially...

Designing Ethics in Large-scale Socio-technical Systems

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

eBook

...Introduction: Designing Ethics? In what ways are design and ethics connected? Philosopher Glenn Parsons outlines three major ways.Glenn Parsons, The Philosophy of Design (Malden: Polity Press, 2016). Firstly, ethics exists in the form...