Global Now / Week 6

Obama’s Tumblr Post

Stephanie Kwan Global Issues in Design and Visuality in the 21st Century Joel Towers Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline: Obama’s Tumblr Post Date: October 3, 2012 Source: Daily Mail Online UK Abstract:  Appadurai notes that in today’s modern society, we can create even more things now with access to even more feedback from people … Continue reading

Week 3

As factories introduce robotic technology to supplement human labor, how will technological and environmental systems be implicated?

Name: Gabriela d’Amato Headline: “Skilled Work, Without the Worker” Date: Published: August 18, 2012 Source: By JOHN MARKOFF of the New York Times. Abstract: This Global issue connects largely with the idea what we must “design for resilience”. Factories worldwide have begun supplementing ‘skilled work without the worker’ by the introduction of robotic technology to assemble consumer … Continue reading