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ID students tackle Sustainable Development Goals at UNLEASH

January 16, 2020, 11:23 pm – Back on January 1, 2016, the United Nations launched an ambitious roster of 17 goals addressing the world’s most pressing issues, from eliminating poverty and hunger to providing gender equality and economic growth. Called the Sustainable Developm... [ Read the full story ... ]

EPIC2019 Ethnographic Film

January 16, 2020, 12:12 am – The film session at EPIC explores the ways ethnographic practitioners have used moving images to interpret data, share insights, and tell the stories of their work. Filmmakers showcase these forays in visual storytelling by screening examples and ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Tutorial: Making Sense—Leading Teams Through Synthesis

January 15, 2020, 9:06 pm – Field & Studio IDEO Overview The synthesis phase presents a unique challenge to collaboration. Synthesis requires teams to make creative leaps, and to have a trusted, systematic approach with which to do so. This tutorial will equip practitioners ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Tutorial: Information Design for Ethnographic Analysis

January 15, 2020, 6:58 pm – , Sense Information Design & Princeton University Overview Ethnographic analysis is the examination of raw data with an interpretative lens to identify themes, connections and patterns. How can you make this process more accessible to support data... [ Read the full story ... ]

EPIC2019 Proceedings Are Here!

January 15, 2020, 3:06 am – EPIC2019 AGENCY in Providence, RI, was a blast of activity, provocation, conversation, and learning. Now you can access the conference online! All articles are FREE to read, download, and share with your colleagues, teams, clients, and in-laws. Th... [ Read the full story ... ]

Tutorial: Cultivating Research Capacity as Organizational Strategy

January 13, 2020, 8:09 pm – & twig + fish Overview It’s not enough to hire a great researcher: organizations need the capacity to develop and learn from strategic, credible research. Participants in this tutorial will learn and practice a tool for cultivating that capacity t... [ Read the full story ... ]

Tutorial: Ethics in Data-Driven Industries

January 13, 2020, 6:13 pm – CUNY/Data & Society Cityblock Health Overview Technology companies have discovered ethics in the wake of public pressure to consider the consequences of their products. This has been prompted by the finding that machine learning and artificial int... [ Read the full story ... ]

Tutorial: Participatory Visual Research—Getting the Most from Collaborative Methods

January 12, 2020, 11:50 pm – University of Massachusetts Amherst Overview Participatory visual research methods like Photovoice open up opportunities for collaborative sense-making and advocacy. In these methodologies, data and knowledge are produced not only as an end produc... [ Read the full story ... ]

Tutorial: Sketchnoting, A Practical Toolkit to Improve Your “Scribing” Skills

January 12, 2020, 10:57 pm – UAM University Overview “Sketchnoting” is the ability to make fast and useful visual notes. It has become a recognized contemporary visual practice in different disciplines. Visual note taking can be a powerful skill for anyone in any role where o... [ Read the full story ... ]

Digital Selves and Distributed Agency: Redefining the Subject of Ethnography

January 12, 2020, 10:29 pm – Independent Consultant PechaKucha Presentation Digital identities are key to almost all aspects of life today. What happens when digital identities grow beyond just being partial, one-dimensional representations of us, but become fully autonomous ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Borders and Walls: What is the Agency of Architects in Geopolitical Conflicts?

January 12, 2020, 10:28 pm – Pratt Institute PechaKucha Presentation Boundaries and borders have generated lots of attention in the political realm of our country over the last years. The proposed Wall between the United States and Mexico has created different perspectives fr... [ Read the full story ... ]

“Resistance is Possible”: The Ethnography of Roleplaying

January 12, 2020, 10:27 pm – Scoop PechaKucha Presentation Roleplaying games, such as the popular Dungeons & Dragons, ask players to take on roles of particular people and contexts. As a researcher, my experience conducting playtesting and ethnographic work for a roleplaying ... [ Read the full story ... ]

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