Anti-solutionist strategies : seriously silly design fiction

M. Blythe, H.K.G. Andersen, R. Clarke, P. Wright

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Much of the work, which seeks to innovate around technology has been dismissed as “solutionist” because it solves problems that don’t exist or ignores the complexity of personal, political and environmental issues. This paper traces the “solutionism” critique to its origins in city planning and highlights the original concern with imaging and representation in the design process. It is increasingly cheap and easy to create compelling and seductive images of concept designs, which sell solutions and presume problems. We consider a range of strategies, which explicitly reject the search for “solutions”. These include design fiction and critical designbut also less well-known techniques, which aim for unuseless, questionable and silly designs. We present two examples of “magic machines” workshops where participants are encouraged to reject realistic premises for possible technological interventions and create absurd propositions from lo-fi materials. We argue that such practices may help researchers resist the impulse towards solutionism and suggest that attention to representation during the ideation process is a key strategy for this.
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TitelProceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '16
Plaats van productieNew York
UitgeverijAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pagina's4968-4978
Aantal pagina's11
ISBN van geprinte versie9781450333627
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StatusGepubliceerd - 2016
Extern gepubliceerdJa
Evenement34th Annual ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016) - San Jose, Verenigde Staten van Amerika
Duur: 7 mei 201612 mei 2016
Congresnummer: 34
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Congres34th Annual ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016)
Verkorte titelCHI 2016
LandVerenigde Staten van Amerika
StadSan Jose
Periode7/05/1612/05/16
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Blythe, M., Andersen, H. K. G., Clarke, R., & Wright, P. (2016). Anti-solutionist strategies : seriously silly design fiction. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '16 (blz. 4968-4978). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. DOI: 10.1145/2858036.2858482
Blythe, M. ; Andersen, H.K.G. ; Clarke, R. ; Wright, P./ Anti-solutionist strategies : seriously silly design fiction. Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '16. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2016. blz. 4968-4978
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Anti-solutionist strategies : seriously silly design fiction. / Blythe, M.; Andersen, H.K.G.; Clarke, R.; Wright, P.

Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '16. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2016. blz. 4968-4978.

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Blythe M, Andersen HKG, Clarke R, Wright P. Anti-solutionist strategies : seriously silly design fiction. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '16. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. 2016. blz. 4968-4978. Beschikbaar vanaf, DOI: 10.1145/2858036.2858482