Borderline Issues: Social and Material Aspects of Design

@article{Brown1994BorderlineIS,
  title={Borderline Issues: Social and Material Aspects of Design},
  author={John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid},
  journal={Human-Computer Interaction},
  year={1994},
  volume={9},
  pages={3-36}
}
The shared use of artifacts is, we argue, supported by latent border resources, which lie beyond what is usually recognized as the canonical artifact. These unnoticed resources are developed over time as artifacts are integrated into ongoing practice and stable conventions or genres grow up around them. For a couple of reasons, these resources may now deserve increased attention. First, because they lie outside conventional frames of reference, many new designs and design strategies… CONTINUE READING
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