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Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 3. Social Computing. pp 55-97.

The third chapter of the book focuses on the second basis for embodied interaction approach/paradigm, i.e. social computing. By social computing Dourish means “the application of sociological understanding to the design

Continue reading...Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 3. Social Computing. pp 55-97.

Button, G. (1993) The Curious Case of The Vanishing Technology. In Technology in Working Order: Studies of Work, Interaction, and Technology, Graham Button (ed), Routledge, London, pp 10-28.

Button’s article is about probems in sociological research in studying technology. The main argument is that too often and too easily a study about technology turns out to be a study

Continue reading...Button, G. (1993) The Curious Case of The Vanishing Technology. In Technology in Working Order: Studies of Work, Interaction, and Technology, Graham Button (ed), Routledge, London, pp 10-28.