Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ideefiks Seminar in U Twente

Last Friday I went to the Ideefiks Lustrum seminar held by the Center for Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Science (CEPTES) of the University of Twente. I learned about the event via my recent Facebook ‘friendship’ with Peter-Paul Verbeek, the … Continue reading

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Ideefiks Seminar in U Twente

Last Friday I went to the Ideefiks Lustrum seminar held by the Center for Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Science (CEPTES) of the University of Twente. I learned about the event via my recent Facebook ‘friendship’ with Peter-Paul Verbeek, the … Continue reading

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Ideefiks Seminar in U Twente

Last Friday I went to the Ideefiks Lustrum seminar held by the Center for Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Science (CEPTES) of the University of Twente. I learned about the event via my recent Facebook ‘friendship’ with Peter-Paul Verbeek, the … Continue reading

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Mystery Speech to Trick the Tricksters

In my previous posting about the Ideefiks seminar I wrote that ‘design does not exist’ (as if it is a common knowledge), and only then realized that I used this phrase in the presentation that I didn’t describe here – … Continue reading

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Childish Playing with Light

Kids, as usual, went into all these lighting installations (part of Glow Festival) without any fears and concerns, inventing own mini-games on a fly. Adults were standing aside, appropriately exclaiming ‘nice’ and ‘wow’ from time to time, but without any … Continue reading

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City Walking Games

We saw this large city map in the Ludwig Forum in the German city Aachen, where we went to look at the West Arch exhibition. It was amazing to observe how readily people start playing with this map, looking for … Continue reading

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Gamification and Its Discontents

Pawned. Gamification and Its Discontents, by Sebastian Deterding from the Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research. 60+ slides worth browsing.

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Eindhoven 2040: Catching the dreams about the future

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Eindhoven 2040: Catching the dreams about the future

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The Future is Yes is More

This is a piece of absolutely blunt promotion (free): I’ve recently bought a very nice book, Yes is More, by the Danish architectural agency BIG (named after its founder and still a director, Bjarke Ingels); but ‘nice’ would be an … Continue reading

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