November 2, 2007

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“The landscape as well as the city are both highly structured, and our existence is furnished with many different kinds of devices and technological systems.  These are what instruct people in contemporary societies ‘how to live.’” -De Vries There is a wealth of design and social science literature that suggests that the artifacts we use…

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Recently, in lecture, in another class, one of my professors (a very cool and intelligent one IMHO) was venting a little steam about how people commonly over- and mis-use the term “experiment” to describe what he refers to as “experiences”. Experiments, as he described them, take place in a completely controlled environment, in which there…

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