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Blog Post - Week 2
The main reading for this week is to do with how the design of everyday things has implications on how they’re used and how the society that uses them is shaped around them. It’s always a weird feeling to have something that you’ve always noticed but (More)
Week 2 - Constantly Updating
"Software is never static, it is always updating" - Elaine Si Leong, Tutorial Week 2. This idea presented by Elaine in my week 2 tutorial really got me thinking about the Don Norman reading for the week, More)
Encounters With Media (Week 2)
We noted sightings of media at Bourke Street Mall. If you were looking ahead you'd be confronted by visual art, and be expos (More)
Media Is... (Week 2)
How do I reduce media to only five things? Media involves so much, media is everything, and it's ubiquitous. When we went out to record media at Bourke Stree (More)
Settling In (Week 2)
We've settled into our media class and discussed this week's reading. I enjoyed setting up my blog because, while I have experience with blogs across different sites, this one would propel me to write. In the tech survey I mentioned I have some exper (More)
#2 Networks
When the American military and universities developed what we now know as the internet, they probably didn’t realize just how much impact this invention would come to have. By connecting a few computers into a network, they laid the groundwork of the (More)
WEEK 2 | AFFORDANCES.
How do the affordances of Instagram affect the way photos and videos are authored, published and distributed in the network? The all important question of this course, but I'll unpack this later. I probably have to remove all my preexisting conno (More)
Week 2: Design as a Disease
"How do the affordances of Instagram affect the way photos and videos are authored, published and distributed in the network?" This is the prompt that underpins this entire course. Confession #1: I have one post on my Instagram. I only have an (More)
Networked Media - Week 2
Contiining on from last weeks question; ‘How do the affordances of Instagram affect the way photos and videos are authored, published and distributed in the network?’ The long answer is any designer who designs any object must anticipate th (More)
#2: Affordances
“When we first see an object we have never seen before, how do we know how to use it?” - DOET by Donald A. Norman I didn’t fully get what the term “affordance” meant initially but after reading The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman, (More)
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