last update: 09.03.2005

R e s e a r c h

The Digital World Research Center/ University of Surrey
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/dwrc/

Fifth Wireless World Conference Universyity of Surrey, 15th-16th
July 2004
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/dwrc/

Media@lse, the Department of Media and Communications at the
London School of Economics and Political Science.
http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/media@lse/

Chimera, University of Essex
http://www.essex.ac.uk/chimera/

CeMoRe - Center for Mobility Research - University of Lancaster
http://www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/sociology/cemore/index.htm

MOBILITY - research network for Mobile Interaction & Pervasive Social Devices
http://mobility.is.lse.ac.uk/index.htm

Socio-Economic Research on Technology, University of Edingburgh
http://www.rcss.ed.ac.uk/technology/

Zentralinstitut für Geschichte der Technik - Technische
Universität München: Designing the User - The Construction of Users in 20th Century Technology (project)
http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~designing-the-user/

MIT Media Laboratory
Affective Computing
http://affect.media.mit.edu/AC_affect.html

MIT Media Laboratory
Wearable Computing
http://www.media.mit.edu/wearables/


R e f e r e n c e sandB i b l i o g r a p h y
(download as PDF-file)


Internet


Galloway, A. 2003, ‘Tracing Technological Intimacies: UbiComp Assemblages’
http://www.purselipsquarejaw.org/research_design/index.html

Galloway, A. 2004, ‘Mobility as world-building / technologies at play’
http://www.receiver.vodafone.com/10/articles/index04.html

Galloway, A. 2004, ‘Playful Mobilities: Ubiquitous Computing in the City’
http://www.purselipsquarejaw.org/research_design/index.html

McLuhan, M. 1969, ‘The Playboy Interview: Marshall McLuhan’, in: The Playboy Magazine, 03/1969
http://www.nephridium.org/features/indymedia/mcluhan_interview.html

Plant, S. 2001, ‘On the mobile: the effects of mobile telephones on social and individual life’
http://www.motorola.com/mot/documents/0,1028,297,00.doc

Princeton University 2003, WordNet
http://wordnet.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn2.0?stage=1&word=object

Silverstone, R. 2003, ‘Private reveries & public spaces: some thoughts on the relation between art and social science in an age of media and technology’
http://proboscis.org.uk/prps/docs/narrative.html

Weiser, M. and Brown, J. 1996, ‘The coming age of technology’
http://www.ubiq.com/hypertext/weiser/acmfuture2endnote.htm

Williams, R. 1997 ‘The Social Shaping Of Information And Communications Technologies’
http://www.rcss.ed.ac.uk/SLIM/public/phase1/SSICT.html

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Books and Journals

Bijker, W. and Hughes, T. and Pinch, T. (eds.) 1989, The Social Construction of Technological Systems: New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology, MIT Press, Cambridge (Mass.)

Crang. M. and Thrift, N. (eds. ) 2000, Thinking Space, Routledge, London

Katz, J. E. (ed.) 2003, Machines that Become Us: The Social Context of Personal Communication Technology, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick (NJ)

Katz, J. E. (ed.) 2002, Perpetual Contact : Mobile Communication, Private Talk, Public Performance, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, (NJ)

Silverstone, R. and Hirsch, E. (eds.) 1992, Consuming Technologies: Media and Information in Domestic Spaces, Routledge, London

Akrich, M. 1992, 'Beyond social construction of technology: The shaping of people and things in the innovation process', in: eds. Dierkes, M. and Hoffmann, U., New Technology and the Outset: Social Forces in the Shaping of Technological Innovations, Campus/Westview, Frankfurt a.M.

Barthes, R. 2000, Mythologies, Vintage, London

Bolter, J. D. and Grusin, R. 1999, Remediation: Understanding New Media, The MIT Press Cambridge, Mass.

Chapman, D. 1998, ‘Downloading the Documentary’, in ed. Wayne, Mike, Dissident Voices: The Politics of Television and Cultural Change, Pluto Press, London

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Douglas, M. 1996, The World of Goods: Towards an Anthropology of Consumption, Routledge, London

Dunne, A. 1999, Hertzian Tales, RCA CRD Research Publications, Royal College of Art, London

Dunne, A. and Raby, F. 2003, The Secret Life of Electronic Objects, August/Birkhäuser, Basel

Fortunati, L. 2003, ‘The human body: natural and artificial technology’, in: ed. Katz, J. E., Machines that Become Us: The Social Context of Personal Communication Technology, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, NJ

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