Thinking about the Political Economy of Automobility (through the work Dr. Matthew Paterson, 10 years on) The idea of a dromocracy is integral to a description of contemporary society in the context of the modern political economy – it means “ruled by movement and acceleration” (Paterson, 2007, pp. 5, 8, derived from Paul Virilio’s dromology). In … More Thinking about the political economy of automobility.
Distilled from Eric Youngblood’s presentation on the Fundamentals of Observational Research available at epicpeople.org. Fundamentals of Observational Research Structured Observation: Why, Techniques, Tips Why observation? Challenge embedded assumptions Raise questions and hypotheses Fill in gaps From interviews; because people don’t observe their own lives Reveal overlooked details and patterns Pre-process data in the field Focus … More Fundamentals of Observational Research
The following was delivered as an assignment for a design research class in December 2017 @ Carleton University. Credit to myself, Christel and Maham for being apart of this effort. INTRODUCTION: Our design intervention, the “Gourmet Gym”, explores the potential value contained in reconfiguring the experience of modern fitness clubs. By building on a new … More Fitness Gym Study: Innovative Biz