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Building Virtual Communities: Mask and Identity: The Hermeneutics of Self-Construction in the Information Age
The issue of identity features prominently in discourses about information technology (IT). One conspicuous narrative presented in IT commentary is that the use of the Internet radically changes ourExpand
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Design devices: digital drawing and the pursuit of difference
We examine the uses of a prototypic device, in research and in design, for incorporating manual sketching into computer environments. Expand
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Turing ’ s Machines
Alan Turing worked with and invented machines, notably the encryption, Turing, universal and cipher machines. These early computers pre-date CAD (computer-aided design) systems, evolutionary computerExpand
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Prologue: Drawing On Plenitude and Emptiness
Encountering the Geometry and Rhetoric of Lamb’s House, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
This paper considers geometry and rhetoric through an examination of the empirical and the narratological, comparing the architectural experience of dimensionality (geometry, scale, proportion,Expand
Technical deceits Critical theory , hermeneutics and the ethics of information technology
We compare the ethical suspicion of critical theorists, as appropriated by IT commentators, with the hermeneutical ethical schemas of MacIntyre, Gadamer and Ricoeur, for whom the ethical is alreadyExpand
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Reflections: glass: water: art: science
REFLECTIONS : glass : water : art : science showcases contemporary artwork by a variety of artists inspired by the creative interaction of reflective material within the designed landscape of theExpand