As Internet of Things technologies become more and more intertwined with our personal lives and collect data from it, the practice of design must consider how to make the dynamic between object, person, and connectivity more responsible and grounded.


 

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Duque, S., Giaccardi, E., van der Cammen, T.J.M. (2016) Integrated Care in Practice: Geriatrics, in Goodwin, N. (ed) Handbook of Integrated Care, Routledge (forthcoming).
Giaccardi, E. (2005) Metadesign as an Emergent Design Culture, Leonardo 38 (4), 342-349.

Giaccardi, E. (2015) Designing the Connected Everyday. Interactions 22(1): 26-31 (cover story).

Giaccardi, E., Speed, C., Cila, N. and Caldwell, M. (2016) When Objects Become Co-ethnographers: Potentials of a Thing-Centred Approach in Design and Anthropology, in Smith, R.C. et al. Design

Anthropology Futures, Bloomsbury (forthcoming, available upon request).

Kuijer, L. and Giaccardi, E. (2015) Considering Artifacts as Co-performers of Practice, in Strengers, Y. and Maller, C. (eds) Animals, Automated Devices and Ecosystems: A Symposium on the Agencies of Dynamic Non-Humans in Theories of Practice, October 9-10, Barcelona, Spain.

D’Olivo, P., Rozendaal, M.C., Giaccardi, E. (2015). Fostering psychosocial development and wellbeing for teenagers with cancer through playful experiences. Conference: CHI2015 workshop: Supporting Children to Engage in Play for Wellbeing.

Robbins, Holly. “Disrupting the Device Paradigm: Designing for Mutual Praxis in Connected Objects.” In Valkenburg, R. et al. (ed) Reframing Design. Proceedings of the 4th Participatory Innovation Conference 2015 (PIN-C2015), The Hague, The Netherlands: University of Applied Sciences, pp. 478-484.

Robbins, Holly; Elisa Giaccardi; and Elvin Karana. “De-Commodifying the Device: A Materialist Design Approach for Communication With and Through Connected Objects.” Workshop: The Future of Making: Where Industrial and Personal Fabrication Meet. Critical Alternatives 2015. Aarhus, Denmark. August 2015.