Activities

20/04/16

Lab of Labs at the Design and the City Conference in Amsterdam. 
What is the problem space we will address?

05/08/15

Written for the Edinburgh International Festival by Robin Hill, Cognitive Scientist, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
 

01/07/15

Seannachies Collider, 12 noon - 5pm, Fri 13 March 2015, Design Informatics, Edinburgh College of Art
 
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05/06/15

Uninvited Guests is a short film that explores the frictions between an elderly man and his smart home.

30/04/15

Blog post by Prof Chris Speed

 

12/04/15

PuBliC: Future Everything one day living labs (x2)

 

Article written by Chris Speed

 

12/04/15

4-8 April 2015 10.00-16.00

National Museum of Scotland for Edinburgh International Science Festival

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02/04/15

Last week we were lucky enough to host Angus Forbes Visser from Basil Paterson Middleschool for a week's work experience. As part of his experiece we asked him to keep a diary of his activities...

31/03/15

On the 27th of March 2015 a Game Jam took place for the Design Informatics students. A Game Jam for those who don't know is where a team of people work on creating a game for the purpose of...

18/04/14

CoGet iPhone software reveals where things want to go, and asks the public to move them on their behalf. Connected to the net, and able to read the social complexity of a local area, CoGet lets...

Resources

Download the course handbook here
 
Research Seminars Semester 1 here

Ubiquity is a peer reviewed journal for creative and transdisciplinary practitioners interested in technologies, practices and behaviours that have the potential to radically transform human perspectives on the world. The title refers explicitly to the advent of ubiquitous computing that has been hastened through the consumption of networked digital devices.

  • Dreyfus, Hubert L. What computers still can't do: a critique of artificial reason 1992: Cambridge, MA, USA; London, UK: MIT Press
  • Seely Brown, John; Duguid, Paul. The Social Life of Information 2000:  Boston, MA, USA. Harvard Business School Press
  • Coyne, Richard. Designing information technology in the postmodern age : from method to metaphor: 1995: Cambridge, MA, USA;  London, UK: MIT Press