Emerging sites of HCI innovation: hackerspaces, hardware startups & incubators

@article{Lindtner2014EmergingSO,
  title={Emerging sites of HCI innovation: hackerspaces, hardware startups \& incubators},
  author={Silvia Margot Lindtner and Garnet Hertz and Paul Dourish},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2014}
}
In this paper, we discuss how a flourishing scene of DIY makers is turning visions of tangible and ubiquitous computing into products. Drawing on long-term multi-sited ethnographic research and active participation in DIY making, we provide insights into the social, material, and economic processes that undergird this transition from prototypes to products. The contribution of this paper is three-fold. First, we show how DIY maker practice is illustrative of a broader "return to" and interest… 
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