Items to consider for Cynthia Selin discussion

Cynthia Selin will be joining us tomorrow at 2.30pm. We will discuss the assigned readings in addition to opening the floor to consideration of the following:
1) how can design fiction “support public dialogue about emerging technologies”?
2) which methodological features of mediated scenarios are most important to consider?

See you in the School of Design graduate studio at 1.30.

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Considering “Who Owns History?” by Eric Foner

Reading the text suggested by guest lecturer Joshua Reiman brought to mind a couple of recent events and a special test that might be useful to consider:

Censoring Art and History“, by Scott Jaschik, March 3, 2014, Inside Higher Ed.

Spike Lee on gentrification

100 questions and answers for the US naturalization test:”Learn about the United States” official booklet

Tools for inspiration & documentation

Data Storage and Collaboration
Dropbox
Dropmark
Cloudapp
Campfire
Slack

To Do/Task manager
Teuxdeux
Wunderlist
TaskPaper

Notetaking
Evernote
Things
Simplenote

Publishing
WordPress, Tumblr

References/citations
Zotero

Media Collections
Pinterest, Flickr

Mindmapping
The BrainMindnode

Code annotation
iPYTHON Notebook

Sketching
Drawing Ideas by Mark Baskinger

Multifunction tool
Paper

Writing tools
Marked
Nisus
iA Writer