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The fuzzy felt ethnography?understanding the programming patterns of domestic appliances

JenniferA. Rode, EleanorF. Toye, AlanF. Blackwell
2004 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
We discuss domestic appliance use based on an ethnographic study of 9 households.  ...  Specifically, we look at which domestic appliances users choose to 'program', and break them into two categories for analysis; those that allow users to program actions at future times, and those that  ...  We would like to thank the Rachel Hewson for her feedback on early stages of the felt board, Mark Stringer for his help in running sessions, and Tim Harris and Jonathan Hardwick for providing feedback  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-004-0272-0 fatcat:m4biohr5n5gzpo7otyibgdjxci

How do we program the home? Gender, attention investment, and the psychology of programming at home

Alan F. Blackwell, Jennifer A. Rode, Eleanor F. Toye
2009 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
We report a series of studies investigating the choices that users make between direct manipulation and abstract programming strategies when operating domestic appliances.  ...  We characterise these strategic choices in terms of the Attention Investment model of abstraction use.  ...  Funding for the ethnographic study of home programming, diary study of VCR usage, and experimental study of DVD programming was provided by EPSRC grant GR/R87482/01, Cognitive Ergonomics for Ubiquitous  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2008.09.011 fatcat:zdwjwdlhz5bstoovowyjv5mqlu

FOUR GENEALOGIES FOR A RECOMBINANT ANTHROPOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

MICHAEL M. J. FISCHER
2007 Cultural Anthropology  
for a putative root of Ramanjan's thinking, or Persian cultural patterns for putative roots for Ali Asghar Lotfizadeh's "Fuzzy Logic" (aka soft computing).  ...  of European politics, and the felt need to preserve a degree of autonomy for the "republic of science."  ... 
doi:10.1525/can.2007.22.4.539 fatcat:gbifat35nvhx5kmfy5dlrdllqu

Asian Social Science, Vol. 4, No. 12, December, 2008

Editor ASS
2009 Asian Social Science  
Studies on audience of ethnography can help ethnography writers understand the influences of ethnography and the present and supposed effects of ethnography on social communication.  ...  During the process, the audience of ethnography is active and positive, who re-understands and re-creates the texts of ethnography.  ...  of China's reform and opening-up also out of the world.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ass.v4n12p0 fatcat:7zrrii5dbbdk5njmxgaywaftg4

Synthesis of socio-economic, technical, market and policy analyses

Niall Dunphy, Alexandra Revez, Christine Gaffney, Breffní Lennon, Estibaliz Sanvicente, Alberto Landini, John Morrissey
2017 Zenodo  
In order to understand these societal intersections with the material configurations of the energy system, ENTRUST has sought to identify where many of these intersections arise, how they are created and  ...  The information presented in this deliverable summarises the outputs from three distinct strands of research carried out for the ENTRUST Horizon 2020 research project.  ...  Replacing energy inefficient bulbs with low-energy bulbs and taking the energy rating of domestic appliances into consideration as part of purchasing decisions requires no change in the pattern of use.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3479314 fatcat:lnx4wq7en5gavj4ckn7hjdeoqu

Empowering End Users to Customize their Smart Environments

Giuseppe Desolda, Carmelo Ardito, Maristella Matera
2017 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
Finally, the article discusses some design implications that came out from the performed studies and presents the architecture of a platform supporting rule definition and execution.  ...  The article also presents the results of an elicitation study that was conducted to identify possible visual paradigms for expressing composition rules.  ...  Finally, we deeply thank the students of the SHELL post-master program for the hints they were able to provide for improving the composition paradigm.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3057859 fatcat:kcoz5nn7yvgmfgm472orb64unq

MOTIVATION FOR DOMESTIC TOURISM: A CASE STUDY OF THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

NAIMA B. BOGARI, GEOFF CROWTHER, NORMAN MARR
2003 Tourism Analysis  
5.6% of the Saudi gross domestic product.  ...  This situation will require tourism marketer to understand fully the need of tourists.  ...  Gilbert (1991) argued that an understanding of motivation is important since it forms the main influence of tourism demand patterns.  ... 
doi:10.3727/108354203774076625 fatcat:74hbime7f5febpox7qgcbc6iwi

Politics on the Football Field: An Overview of the Relationship between Ideology and Sport in Serbia

2019 Этнографическое обозрение  
The book marks a new phase in the fruitful collaboration between the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Ethnography Serbian Academy of Sciences and  ...  Petko Hristov (The Institufe of Ethnography BAS, Bulgaria) in the paper Multidimensional Identity and National Tradition under the Conditions of Pan-European Mobility.  ...  She was the leader of the program "Culture in Transition: Hybridity, Representations, Living Practices" (2002) (2003) (2004) (2005) (2006) , the leader of the project "Ethnography of Worldly Transition  ... 
doi:10.31857/s086954150007376-3 fatcat:zn643noe55gxba7wyfjyjigari

IRRODL Volume 12, Number 3; Special Issue: Design and Delivery of Social Networked Learning

Various Authors
2011 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
It does so by reporting on part of a research project conducted in New Zealand on teachers' online professional learning in a university graduate diploma program on ICT education.  ...  The article extends the concepts of Lave and Wenger's (1991) communities of practice social theory of learning by considering the role participants play in determining their engagement and connections  ...  Hansmann, S. (2006) Acknowledgements This work is part of a broader program of study on Learning Design at the Open University (see htpp://ouldi.open.ac.uk).  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v12i3.1113 fatcat:voef3p22arbbtg3yd6lby7ubry

Legal Design Perspectives. Theoretical and Practical Insights from the Field [article]

Rossana Ducato, Alain Strowel
2021 Zenodo  
The contributions provide the readers with the state of the art of Legal Design and a prospective outline of its future development.  ...  The volume brings together critical essays on the nature and methods of Legal Design and illustrations from the practice.  ...  Whether the content is a contract, or a warning of a hazard on the side of an appliance, is actually irrelevant.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5710845 fatcat:7lylx2dv6zh4hpw2gmpjowo37q

The National Science Foundation

1950 American Journal of Public Health and the Nations Health  
This photograph suggests the broad societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.  ...  About the cover: Polymer rods embedded with cadmium selenide nanocrystals, fluorescing at various wavelengths (M. Bawendi et al.; photograph by Felice Frankel -copyright reserved).  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ... 
doi:10.2105/ajph.40.5.606 fatcat:kn565wrjrreqbm7avxoa5wcofy

The National Science Foundation

1965 Nature  
This photograph suggests the broad societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.  ...  About the cover: Polymer rods embedded with cadmium selenide nanocrystals, fluorescing at various wavelengths (M. Bawendi et al.; photograph by Felice Frankel -copyright reserved).  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ... 
doi:10.1038/2061299a0 fatcat:kp3h7mn4uba4vjh4zjdi4xzrai

The National Science Foundation

1958 Nature  
This photograph suggests the broad societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.  ...  About the cover: Polymer rods embedded with cadmium selenide nanocrystals, fluorescing at various wavelengths (M. Bawendi et al.; photograph by Felice Frankel -copyright reserved).  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ... 
doi:10.1038/1811710a0 fatcat:tjku5hzl2jayxfia4xpkj6qqhq

National Science Foundation

1953 Physics today  
This photograph suggests the broad societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.  ...  About the cover: Polymer rods embedded with cadmium selenide nanocrystals, fluorescing at various wavelengths (M. Bawendi et al.; photograph by Felice Frankel -copyright reserved).  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.3061377 fatcat:za23wvcwobf33aulv5grum452e

National Science Foundation

1947 Chemical & engineering news (Print)  
This photograph suggests the broad societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.  ...  About the cover: Polymer rods embedded with cadmium selenide nanocrystals, fluorescing at various wavelengths (M. Bawendi et al.; photograph by Felice Frankel -copyright reserved).  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ... 
doi:10.1021/cen-v025n004.p233 fatcat:f44umzwaardmjioncn3ikcugcy
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