I'm a #design researcher studying community #technology activist workshops (#fablabs, makerspaces), mainly in Europe, from a Science and Technology Studies #STS perspective.
foregrounding socio-environmental #sustainability opportunities, #postcolonialism, #commons, #localism, #degrowth and #postcapitalism.
adore #photography as part of ethnographic research and all-round poetic goodness.
new book from the LeNS family (Learning Network on Sustainability)
anti-woke, continued from https://scholar.social/web/@ckohtala/108277364107197837
see the post in context here https://www.facebook.com/groups/p2p.open/posts/5354981487879320/
listening to 'Industrial Semiotics: United States Visual Culture, 1880s to the 1950s'
Spectacular ceiling frescoes discovered in the Temple of Khnum at Esna, Egypt
How is grassroots organizing changing? From mutual aid within our neighborhoods to public goods on the blockchain, we’ll hear from local and online organizers on different tools and practices we can use to create impact in our communities. Talks start at 6:30pm EDT, followed by Q&A and discussion. 🧡
Topics & Speakers:
- Mutual Aid and Organizing - Dean Spade
- Blockchain and the Left - The Blockchain Socialist
- Politics and Mutual Aid - Paperboy Prince
I wrote a piece in The Conversation about how #platforms are reshaping #podcasting. Tl;dr: Indie podcasting will continue to thrive thanks to #RSS, but will find itself overshadowed by professionalized content and platform-centric monetization.
hahaha I have to pack and move house (twice - "it's complicated") and am being as neurodivergently excellent and efficient at it as one can imagine. /s
asked for help on fb on certain days, carrying boxes from the moving truck, and then - knowing that I'm going to be mentally and physically wrecked - sarcastically scheduled a day for kalsarikäänit.
now people are wanting to actually come to kalsarikäänit and are emailing about it 🤣 omg I'm snorting
#DesignJustice & games for change!
Yadav, P., Taboada, M. B., & Vickery, N. (2022). Agency at Play for Collective Impact in Human Services Systems: ... Digital Games for Change as Design Justice Interventions. In Social Justice Research Methods ... https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/agency-at-play-for-collective-impact-in-human-services-systems/293622
#DesignJustice for information science! Floegel & Costello. "Methods for a feminist technoscience of information practice: Design justice and speculative futurities." J of the Association for Information Science and Technology 73, no. 4 (2022): 625-634. https://asistdl.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.24597?casa_token=LaChEktFqa4AAAAA%3AxacUO6V-7Vz1eBrWZsTizGjuy3WL6p2SAc0DL_8LFEQ8PYsnAv1sR5KPG-kUlV_10-AK3xsxhRZATxo
the people's ventilator is now ~peer review official~ 😌
research: design, STS, social movements, makers+hackers, grassroots sustainability, materiality. Nordic.
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