Why should we care about care?

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Thesis

Apple products are made to feel precious. I want them, and I want my own. We may care more about our Apple product more than the average digital device, but the Apple market does not embrace the ethics of repair; it is still built on crude functionalism. It feels a little less crude because at […]

Net Caffe

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Thesis

Prior to leaving for Uganda, I visited Net Caffe in Glendale, CA. At first, it felt completely unlike any Internet cafe I’ve visited. But in re-reading my field notes, I’m noticing more and more similarities between the Internet cafes I frequent in Southern California and those that I have come to love in Kampala, Uganda. […]

Thesis Areas of Interest

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Thesis

In preparing for my thesis presentation, I identified themes within my work which include the following: Opposing Systems and their Dialogue / Collision Alternative Ways of Doing and Increasing their Dominion Digital Interactions and their Mediation People and their Contributions Through my thesis work, I hope to dialogue with: Academics from other disciplines, such as […]