Dog-to-dog technology-mediated interactions [new study]

Dr Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland, and specializes (amongst other things) “in building animal-driven technologies to explore what it means to interact as an animal (a non-human one) and how as system designers we can support this interaction.” She points out that : “As a […]

The Lure of Horse-Computer Interaction : an ethographic approach

Dr Steve North and colleagues at the University of Nottingham, UK have developed a new study-area methodology, and have coined a new word for it : “Ethographology“ (derived from ‘ethnographic’ and ‘ethology’). “The ethnographic elements of ethographology describe practices, reasons, cultures, and competencies. By way of contrast, the ethology components of ethographology are more concerned […]