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SISIS ABSTRACT The present paper examines how representations of prospective use

  title={SISIS ABSTRACT The present paper examines how representations of prospective use},
  author={S. Hyysalo},
became designed in a novel healthcare technology for elderly people. The case lends support to studies arguing that explicit investigations provide only a part of the representations of prospective use for technology design. It draws attention to a source of representations of use that is at once obvious and under-explored: the professional traditions of developers of technology. To examine this, the concept of practice-bound imaginary is introduced as an alternative to existing terms, such as… Expand


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