#Hothouse12 and #DE2012 done. Next up: LIFE in Berlin!!!

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Ethno Thinks | 2 Comments
#Hothouse12 and #DE2012 done. Next up: LIFE in Berlin!!!

Dear beloved internet-friends. Please pardon my long absence…somehow the last couple of months of the Master’s of Design Ethnography program got completely swallowed up by the final research project – our Hothouse Summer. The final project got wrapped up by mid August and now it is almost October…How did this happen? Well, a few things ...

Your Family Story – reflections of an HCI Project

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Ethno Thinks | No Comments
Your Family Story – reflections of an HCI Project

YOUR FAMILY STORY The brief for this project asked us to do research for brightSolid, an online technology business specializing in ancestry and genealogy. I am personally very interested in the idea of memory storing and collaborative sharing of (personal) information on the web, so I was very engaged in this project from the beginning. CONCEPT ...

The Design Ethnography Process (created by the #DE2012 group)

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Ethno Thinks | No Comments
The Design Ethnography Process (created by the #DE2012 group)

As part of the workshop for the Experience Research 2 module, our group organized a “DE tour” with which we tried to give our client an insight into what Design Ethnography is, how it works, and how it can lead to new opportunities for them. We organized 6 stations around the college and at each ...

#DE2012 What happened to March?

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#DE2012 What happened to March?

Since starting the Design Ethnography program here in Dundee last August I have made sure I document all work and projects as best as I could…until March hit. Here is an attempt to wrap my head around what happened in the past six weeks… The last few weeks have been a blur. We completed the ...

Ethnography is all about wicked problems. We need to be confident to be unconfident!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012 in Ethno Thinks | No Comments
Ethnography is all about wicked problems. We need to be confident to be unconfident!

This past week we officially kicked-off the Experience Research 2 module and man, have we hit the ground running! We have had so many amazing speakers coming through the studio or joining us online that my creative juices are going full speed…and we still have many more to come! We started the week with a short ...