Innovation in Australia’s Outback

Cover image is by Charlie Egalie Tjapaltjarri (Australian, b. ca. 1940–2002)Possum Dreaming , 1994 In my last blog post I wrote about the Pintupi community from Australia’s Outback that is the subject of an Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) video from 1988. In this post I will delve deeper into this community around that time to […]

Interacting with Technology- hacking vs appropriation

A thought provoking task given to me in class this week was about comparing the practices of hacking and appropriating technology. Tim Jordan’s Introduction talks about hacking, the hack and hackers and outlines his research in order to justify his definition of the hack. His definition is “a hack is a material practice that produces […]