The pursuit of the inclusive in human-centered design and media

Design confronts anthropocentrism. What if we stop obsessing with human psychosocial data and pay attention to other stuff?

In the last century, ergonomics stole the charm of the designer-diva and the sexy object-thing, and handed it to the “user.” Then, participatory and user-centered approaches further deprotagonized technology and the designer in design research and innovation processes. This slightly frustrated Henry Ford (“If I had asked…