Ep#98 Human Centered Design & “Futurising” Insights: Dr Vaike Fors on Emergent Mobility Technologies

The Familiar Strange · Ep#98 Human Centered Design & “Futurising” Insights: Dr Vaike Fors on Emergent Mobility Technologies This week, Familiar Stranger Emma conducts her first interview! Emma sat down with Dr Vaike Fors from Halmstad University. Dr Vaike Fors is a professor in design ethnography, focusing on learning in everyday life.  In the past, … Continue reading Ep#98 Human Centered Design & “Futurising” Insights: Dr Vaike Fors on Emergent Mobility Technologies

Ep #97: AI Art & Activist Anthropology Revisited: This Month on TFS 

The Familiar Strange · Ep #97: AI Art & Activist Anthropology Revisited: This Month on TFS This week we’re joined by Familiar Strangers Kathy, Lachlan, Alex and Sean to talk all things AI Art and activism. Alex kick’s us off by asking us to consider the recent developments in AI image creation. Alex dives into … Continue reading Ep #97: AI Art & Activist Anthropology Revisited: This Month on TFS 

Ep#95: A Hex for My Ex: Witchcraft & AI Podmen: This Month of TFS 

The Familiar Strange · Ep#95: A Hex for My Ex: Witchcraft & AI Podmen: This Month of TFS Welcome back to the Familiar Strange!  This week we welcome Emma, one of the newest familiar strangers!  For this panel, we dive into some of Emma’s work as a “Witchy” Anthropologist and how it plays into her … Continue reading Ep#95: A Hex for My Ex: Witchcraft & AI Podmen: This Month of TFS 

Ep. #36 If machines talked: Lucy Suchman on drone warfare, stubborn photocopiers & human-robot relations

“The claim was 'isn’t this wonderful that remote controls keep humans safe'. Now, all you have to do is recognise that this is referring only to certain humans. The assumption is the humans that matter are those who are involved in US military operations. And it completely  dehumanises the humans who are of course the … Continue reading Ep. #36 If machines talked: Lucy Suchman on drone warfare, stubborn photocopiers & human-robot relations