Designing for legibility of computational black boxes (The box is not a box)

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the excellent PhD defence of Holly Robbins at TU Delft, and afterward participating on a panel on the related theme of “Designing for Legibility of Computational Black Boxes” along with Thomas Binder (The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts), Marcel Schouwenaar (The Incredible Machine), Irina Continue reading Designing for legibility of computational black boxes (The box is not a box)

Changing Things: Back story and future directions

Today is the day that Changing Things: The Future of Objects in a Digital World¬†is published! This seems like a good moment to reflect on the (long) path to get to this point, as well as to look ahead toward future directions. As a graduate student I became fascinated with philosophy of technology because of Continue reading Changing Things: Back story and future directions

Graham Harman and object-oriented philosophy

Graham Harman and object-oriented philosophy I’ve been seeing intriguing references to Graham Harman for a while now, and today after investigating him further I think I’ve become a fan after reading about a handful of blog posts and a book review. He has all kinds of interesting things on his blog, and I particularly enjoyed Continue reading Graham Harman and object-oriented philosophy