No HDMI Monitor? No Problem!

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in documentation, making | No Comments

When you work with the terminal to do stuff on your Pi, you’re using the computer as a “headless system” or as a computer without a monitor. There is lots you can do with a haeadless Pi, however there are instances when plugging in screen can helpful, or even required by a project. In these […]

Beginning at the Beginning: Setting up a Raspberry Pi

Posted by on Oct 23, 2013 in documentation, making | No Comments

[Big thanks to Shiv Setlur for helping me through this process!] Want to explore the world of Raspberry Pi? Curious about how to get started? Below you will find a list of the most basic hardware and software I used to get my first Pi up an running. Step 1: Gather the Hardware For the […]

The Clanging Concerning Technology: Bell Tolls and the Moral Philosophy of Technology

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in making | One Comment

Modern intellectuals have a long history of grappling with the ‘questions concerning technology.’ From Hegel to Heidegger, and from Marcuse to Mumford, scholars have long cast their gaze upon technology in order to diagnose the illnesses of the Modern Age with which they have become so closely linked. Contemporary scholars interested in morality and technology […]

Arks and Covenants: The Problem of Agency in Rights Management

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in making | One Comment

The Ark of the Covenant is described in the Old Testament as a gilded wooden chest built by Moses to contain and protect the stone tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments. It is an object designed to manage access to the documents detailing the contract made between God and the Israelites. Biblical texts specify that only […]

Ludic Design and “Weird Intimacy”: Reflecting on a Making Process

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in making | No Comments

For my last Critical Making project, I wanted to return to the challenge of producing a ludic object that relied on self-effacement as a strategy. To this end, I redoubled my efforts to engage seriously with an open-ended and interpretive approach to design.  As part of this effort, I took time to reflect on the […]