Seminar One (51–701), Fall 2017

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Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices & Design Thinking Comes of Age & Service Design 101,” interactions blog


Operating Systems at Mid-Century,” Race after the Internet, eds. & Computers and Design,” Design Quarterly (142), 1989, 1+4–31.


Tarleton Gillespie, “The Relevance of Algorithms,” in: Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society, (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2014), 167–193 & Kate Crawford, “Artificial Intelligence’s White Guy Problem,” New York Times, June 25, 2016.


Julia Angwin, Dragnet Nation, chapter 1–2. [Box]Mimi Onouha, “Broadway won’t document its dramatic race problem, so a group of actors spent five years quietly gathering this data themselves,” Quartz, December 4, 2016.Mimi Onouha, “The Point of Collection,” Points, Data & Society, February 10, 2016.


Molly Wright Steenson, Architectural Intelligence, introduction and chapters 3 & 4 / Richard Saul Wurman, excerpts.

Langdon Winner, “Do Artifacts Have Politics?” Daedalus 109:1 (Winter, 1980): 121–36.

Janet Vertesi, “Seamful Spaces: Heterogeneous Infrastructures in Interaction,”Science, Technology and Human Values 39.2: 264–28

10/30/17 -Value-Sensitive Design and Designing Ethically

11/06/17 -From Bias to Inclusive Design

11/27/17 -Speculative & Critical Design Practice

Paola Antonelli, “States of Design 04: Critical Design,” Domus 949 (July/August 2011).

Anthony Dunne, Fiona Raby, Speculative Everything, excerpts (ch. 1–3).

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