Some ethical problems: uneven access, inflated claims of egalitarian access, presumption of growth, the deception of conspicuous simulations, the primacy of calculative reason, and obsessions with devices rather than the socio-technical systems of which they are a part. The critical theorists (see Wired-up Words) identify potent areas of critique, but a hermeneutical perspective presents an ethical…More
Design-led research seeks to understand the world through direct intervention by the researcher, rather than detached observation.More
Research is a grey area
Extract from a Letter to ARQ about the way the REF encourages certain collaborations and a diversity of research outputs.More
Written any good books lately?
Comment about the lament of sustained reading practices. These need to be seen in the context of a growth in online writing and publishing.More
Mass media schedules and generation Y
Are new patterns of media production and consumption destroying home life?More
Where is that sound?
Discussion of some of the issues and problems involved in mapping sounds.More
The Internet as hypertext or archive
Raises the question of how Derrida’s thinking about intertextuality has been applied to the InternetMore
Tuning as …
Tuning as a metaphor for the era of smartphones.More