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Questions of Belonging
(Sidestone Press, 2019-10-10)
‘Questions of Belonging’ is a chapter in a peer-reviewed edited volume, Matters of Belonging: Ethnographic Museums in a Changing Europe, (Eds Modest, Thomas, Prilic and Augustat, Sidestone 2019), which has across its front ...
Reifying luxury, gold to golden: how the showroom became a digital showreel : From object (gold) to experience (golden): experiencing luxury by abstracting the object
This article focuses on the notion of space of luxury. It explores the passage of time; in how showrooms and flagship stores, embedded in the tradition of symbolism and paradigms of symbolic elements, intersect with ...
Science fiction could save us from bad technology
Opportunities for financing sustainable development using complementary local currencies
Financing building retrofit projects that contribute to climate change mitigation has always represented a significant barrier. With 28% of global emissions coming from existing buildings, it is of paramount importance to ...
Reducing Procrastination while Improving Performance: A Wiki-powered Experiment with Students
(ACM Press, 2019-08-22)
Students in higher education are traditionally requested to produce various pieces of written work during the courses they undertake. When students' work is submitted online as a whole, both the ethically questionable act ...
Investigation of the dependency of the drivers’ emotional experience on different road types and driving conditions
The growing sophistication of technologies and sociological advances are major causes for the dramatic change the automotive sector is currently undergoing. To address changes from a human-centered design perspective an ...
LOFAR first look at the giant radio galaxy 3C 236
We have examined the giant radio galaxy 3C~236 using LOFAR at 143 MHz down to an angular resolution of 7", in combination with observations at higher frequencies. We have used the low frequency data to derive spectral index ...
Virtual workshops on the road : Co-designing with drivers, within context in real-time
(Springer Verlag, 2019-07-25)
An investigation was performed of the characteristics of real-time, virtually present, contextual inquiry between automobile drivers and automotive designers. 28 participants were remotely interviewed while they were in ...
Clothes as Pseudo-Events : Ballyhoo, Rapture Bombs and Reginald Perrin
Empty bundles of clothes have the power to signify a variety of events, including voluntary undressing and forcible denuding. In empty clothes, the human body is notable in its absence, and the use of discarded shoes and ...