Brubaker added that several new findings suggest the ancient Greeks also lamented encouraging those prone to pondering life’s unanswerable questions out loud to call themselves “philosophers.”
March 21-25, from Simon.
“One of the provocative implications of taking on Goffman’s notion of performed selves is that in hand waving products into existence, designers are also performing themselves as interaction designers into a stable identity as well. What’s being stabilized by all that talking and pointing is not just the system to be built, but also the relationships and identities of the people making it. “If that’s so, then more skillful hand waving benefits not just individual projects but interaction design as a profession.”
This argument is actually ok with me.