Lecture by Janna Z. Huang on The Accumulation of Affordance for Global Data Centers

Join us this Thursday, June 30th, from 16:15-17:45 hrs UTC+2 (convert time) to hear Janna Z. Huang present her work on “The Accumulation of Affordance for Global Data Centers”. Data centers are the fundamental infrastructure of cloud computing, requiring considerable economic and energy resources to store the herculean…

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Comment on Anton Poikolainen Rosén “More Than Human-Centered Design in Urban Farming”

Comment by Lynn Werner In this term’s second lecture, “More Than Human-Centered Design in Urban Farming”, Anton Poikolainen Rosén introduced us to his ethnographic research and design work in urban farming communities. Anton is a PhD student in sustainable Human-Computer Interaction at Södertörn University, Stockholm and Umeå University.…

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Lecture by Anton Poikolainen Rosén on “More Than Human-Centered Design in Urban Farming”

Join us this Thursday, May 12th, from 14:15-15:45 hrs UTC+2 (convert time) to hear Anton Poikolainen Rosén present his work on "More Than Human-Centered Design in Urban Farming". User-centered design has been a fundamental part of the development of successful technology. However, this inclination towards human needs implies…

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Lecture by Rebecca Carlson on “Bioscience as a borderland: Cells, infrastructures, and code in translation”

Join us this Thursday, April 28th, from 14:15-15:45 hrs UTC+2 (convert time) to hear Rebecca Carlson present her work on "Bioscience as a borderland: Cells, infrastructures, and code in translation". Bioscientific experiments have always necessitated a transfer of substances from one form to another. Historically, wet data like…

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Data Walk: Craft, analyse and visualise data on digital infrastructure, surveillance, and gender in the city 

The Data Walk is a mobile method of collective observation, documentation and discussion. As a research process, it is characterised by the critical and creative collection and documentation of data during a collective stroll, following the ethnographic model (cf. Powel 2021, Kühl 2015, Weber/John 2018). STS researchers (e.g.,…

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