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Participatory Data Design – introducing a new design strategy
Digital solutions are produced by developers who don’t share the local concerns of users, and researchers in digital humanities only play the role as observers and critics. Researchers from TANTlab and ILDlab present a new design called Participatory Data Design (PDD) aiming to contribute to today's data societies and related problems.
A Field Guide to Fake News
Over the past three months we have collaborated with our partners in the Public Data Lab to produce A Field Guide to Fake News. The first results are now available in preview. Our M.Sc. students have made invaluable contributions to the guide and we are proud to see their work included.
Want to become a student researcher at the TANT-Lab?
Apply now for one of the 3-4 student researcher positions at the TANT-Lab for the spring term of 2017.
Discovering Drones in Denmark
Two graduate techno-anthropologists, Daniel D. Boberg and Sofie Bach Hansen, investigate in their thesis the potential of using multiplicity and performativity as tools for a critical analysis of a drone development path creation in Denmark. The phenomenon of civil drones is tracked through multiple actors and sites in Denmark.
Sampsa Hyysalo, Nelly Oudshoorn and Torben Elgaard Jensen (TANTlab member) have received the Freeman Award for their edited volume The New Production of Users: Changing innovation collectives and involvement strategies (Routledge 2016). The Freeman Award is given biannually by the European Association for Studies of Science and Technology (EASST) for “a publication which is a significant collective contribution to the interaction of science and technology studies with the study of innovation”.
Including stakeholder values in a joint development process of an app for patients with heart failure
Two techno-anthropology students, Helene Clausen and Morten Tranum Feldborg, during the 9th semester, fall 2015, with a four months field study investigated how to include the patients’ perspectives in the development of an app for patients with heart failure. The scene of the field study was a cardiological outpatient clinic at a larger hospital in the metropolitan area of Copenhagen.