Mapping the landscape of sustainable HCI
- C. DiSalvo, Phoebe Sengers, Hrönn Brynjarsdóttir
- SociologyInternational Conference on Human Factors in…
- 10 April 2010
An empirical analysis of how sustainable HCI is defining itself as a research field is provided, based on a corpus of published works, which identifies established genres in the area, key unrecognized intellectual differences, and emerging issues.
Sustainably unpersuaded: how persuasion narrows our vision of sustainability
- Hrönn Brynjarsdóttir, M. Håkansson, James Pierce, E. Baumer, C. DiSalvo, Phoebe Sengers
- EconomicsInternational Conference on Human Factors in…
- 5 May 2012
A critical analysis of persuasive sustainability research from 2009-2011 is provided, arguing that persuasion is based on a limited framing of sustainability, human behavior, and their interrelationship, which makes supporting sustainability easier, but leads to characteristic patterns of breakdown.
Service robots in the domestic environment: a study of the roomba vacuum in the home
Ethnicographic research on the actual use of domestic service robots is presented to provide a grounded understanding of how design can influence human-robot interaction in the home, and initial implications for the design of these products are offered.
Infrastructuring and the formation of publics in participatory design
Of late, there has been a renewed and reinvigorated exchange of ideas across science and technology studies and participatory design, emerging from a shared interest in ‘publics’. In this article, we…
- C. DiSalvo
- 13 April 2012
In Adversarial Design, Carl DiSalvo examines the ways that technology design can provoke and engage the political. He describes a practice, which he terms "adversarial design," that uses the means…
All robots are not created equal: the design and perception of humanoid robot heads
- C. DiSalvo, F. Gemperle, J. Forlizzi, S. Kiesler
- EngineeringSymposium on Designing Interactive Systems
- 25 June 2002
Through research, it is found that the presence of certain features, the dimensions of the head, and the total number of facial features heavily influence the perception of humanness in robot heads.
Design and the Construction of Publics
- C. DiSalvo
- ArtDesign Issues
- 13 February 2009
In his 1927 book The Public and Its Problems,1 John Dewey sought to address the possibilities and inhibitors of collective political action in then contemporary times. Characteristic of his pragmatic…
Communities: Participatory Design for, with and by communities
The Hug: an exploration of robotic form for intimate communication
- C. DiSalvo, F. Gemperle, J. Forlizzi, E. Montgomery
- ArtThe 12th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and…
- 19 December 2003
The role of form is discussed in constructing meaningful relationships through The Hug, a conceptual design exploration of form for a robotic product that facilitates intimate communication across distance.
Assistive Robotics and an Ecology of Elders Living Independently in Their Homes
An ethnographic study of aging adults who live independently in their homes to understand how robotic products might assist these people, helping them to stay independent and active longer.