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SWS Take Over: Scene Study Selfies
Every year at Western Canada High School in Calgary, students in the grade 12 drama class are asked to choose a section of a...
SWS Take Over: Meet the Drama Kids of Western Canada High School (Calgary)
Meet the Grade 12 Drama kids from Western Canada High School. We're handing over this edition of CdnTimes to them as they finish the...
Rage-ing With and Against The Machine
SEX. I realize now I prefer to write about sex. Maybe I can meander my way from technology to my preferred topic. Facebook friends chimed in on my wall with ideas. Many offered up suggestive descriptions of banal tasks, like “plugging in” USB keys, or “turning on” electricity. Techroticism, I’ll call it. Aside from the innuendo, people seem to believe that technology is mostly about sex anyway, that our interactions with it are laden with sexual gestures and motifs.
Shooting for Utopia
Artist Jan Derbyshire introduced me to the concept of inclusive design. Jan and I have been working together for almost four years, and have...