The wrong trousers ? Beyond the design fallacy : social learning and the user

@inproceedings{Stewart2005TheWT,
  title={The wrong trousers ? Beyond the design fallacy : social learning and the user},
  author={James Stewart and Robin Williams},
  year={2005}
}
Introduction This chapter reflects critically upon how a substantial body of writings in technology studies and user-oriented computing have sought to conceptualize design – and their tacit and explicit presumptions about what is wrong with technology design/development processes as currently practised.1 Many of these analyses share a paradoxical view of design: presenting on the one hand a rather heroic view of design as successfully embedding a range of explicit purposes and implicit values… CONTINUE READING