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Serving people in crisis to make the world a better place

SECTION: Features

Serving people in crisis to make the world a better place

Carolin Silbernagl, who leads betterplace lab, the research arm of betterplace.org in Berlin, Germany, is a social technologist, as well as co-founder of dotHIV. Here, she shares what it takes to make betterplace, the first mover in the area of digital social startups in Germany.

By Nidhi Rastogi, Rahul R. Divekar, April 2017

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Mikel Maron<br /> A life spent digitizing the sense of direction

CHI 2016

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

CHI 2016

What can 1,000 scientists achieve when they invest one hour doing voluntary work?

By Nur Al-huda Hamdan, September 2016

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The center and the periphery: beyond Eurocentrism

COLUMN: INIT

The center and the periphery: beyond Eurocentrism

By Ahmed Ansari, Raghavendra Kandala, June 2016

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Decolonising HCI and interaction design discourse: some considerations in planning AfriCHI

SECTION: Features

Decolonising HCI and interaction design discourse: some considerations in planning AfriCHI

Bringing African theorists into the construction of African identity in HCI.

By Nicola J. Bidwell, June 2016

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Breaking the cycle of Macondo: design and decolonial futures

Breaking the cycle of Macondo: design and decolonial futures

How can the ideas of timelessness and anachronism contribute to the decolonization of design practices in Latin America?

By Luiza Prado de O. Martins, Pedro J. S. Vieira de Oliveira, June 2016

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Negotiating science, technology, culture, and religion: the art and ideas of Laleh Mehran

Negotiating science, technology, culture, and religion: the art and ideas of Laleh Mehran

In this interview, the artist Laleh Mehran discusses her use of interactive installations to explore the relationships between science, theology, and technology. She also shares how her experience as an Iranian-American has shaped the structure and themes of her work.

By Jennifer Jacobs, June 2016

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Jian Guan on design and innovation in China

Jian Guan on design and innovation in China

Having attended universities in the U.S. and China, this educator shares his insight of the design industry and education in China.

By Ahmed Ansari, Raghavendra Kandala, June 2016

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Sanny Gaddafi <br /> Living at the forefront of Indonesia's tech emancipation