Making Core Memory: Design Inquiry into Gendered Legacies of Engineering and Craftwork

@inproceedings{Rosner2018MakingCM,
  title={Making Core Memory: Design Inquiry into Gendered Legacies of Engineering and Craftwork},
  author={Daniela Karin Rosner and Samantha Shorey and Brock R. Craft and Helen Remick},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2018}
}
This paper describes the Making Core Memory project, a design inquiry into the invisible work that went into assem-bling core memory, an early form of computer information storage initially woven by hand. Drawing on feminist tradi-tions of situated knowing, we designed an electronic quilt and a series of participatory workshops that materialize the work of… CONTINUE READING