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As evidenced by this special issue, practice is a subject of considerable interest in sustainable HCI. This includes studying everyday practices and their relation to sustainability , and considering practice as a unit of design [Kuijer et al. 2013], that is, as something that might be approached in a manner akin to the design of products and services. This(More)
Social computing-or computing in a social context-has largely concerned itself with understanding social interaction among and between people. This paper asserts that ignoring material components-including computing itself-as social actors is a mistake. Computing has its own agenda and agencies, and including it as a member of the social milieu provides a(More)
ast summer I had the opportunity to visit the Triennalle di Milano, an Italian design museum. One of the exhibitions was " Italian Design Beyond the Crisis: Autarky, Austerity, Autonomy, " which proposed and examined the idea that economic crisis might generate creative designs. It included work from three decades: the 1930s, the 1970s, and the 2000s. The(More)
The workshop will examine issues around emerging participation in (re-)designing technological and/or societal infrastructures. Contributions should provide cases and/or methodological reflections on connecting ongoing social or professional practices involving infrastructure usages with emerging and/or collaborative processes of changing/improving those(More)
The HCI research community grows bigger each year, refining and expanding its boundaries in new ways. The ability to effectively review submissions is critical to the growth of CHI and related conferences. The review process is designed to produce a consistent supply of fair, high-quality reviews without overloading individual reviewers; yet, after each(More)
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