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Erik Stolterman Keynote at RSD5: "The Interactivity Field and Systems"
Erik Stolterman, Professor of Informatics at Indiana University gives a keynote address at the RSD5 design symposium. This is a talk about our trajectory toward a future heavily influenced by technological interaction; what we might expect and how we might describe these expectations. Learn more about the conference @ systemic-design.net
Erik Stolterman: Design Theory and Philosophy [E5]
Erik Stolterman is Professor of Informatics at Indiana University Bloomington, as well as a professor at the Institute of Design at Umeå University, Sweden, where he originates. A prolific scholar of design theory and philosophy, he has co-authored 5 books and more than 150 academic publications with a focus on the design of digital and interactive systems. His work has been immensely useful to mine. In his writings, I find the words I need to articulate my ideas. He writes, among other things, on the relationships between people and products, on the value and ideals of various design research approaches, and on the synergy of design research and design practice. I spoke with him about the basics: How does he know what he knows? And what can designers learn from philosophy? https://designdisciplin.com/erik-stolterman :: Related Books, Links, and Resources* + Back to the Rough Ground by Joseph Dunne: https://geni.us/back-to-the-rough + Things That Keep Us Busy: The Elements of Interaction by Lars-Erik Janlert and Erik Stolterman: https://geni.us/things-that-keep-us + The Design Way by Harold G. Nelson and Erik Stolterman: https://geni.us/design-way + The Examined Life by Robert Nozick: https://geni.us/the-examined-life + The Idea of History by R.G. Collingwood: https://geni.us/the-idea-of-history + The Nature and Aesthetics of Design by David Pye: https://geni.us/the-nature-and-aesth + The Systems Approach by C. West Churchman: https://geni.us/the-systems-approach + Thoughtful Interaction Design by Jonas Löwgren and Erik Stolterman: https://geni.us/thoughtful-interaction :: Connect with Design Disciplin + Website: http://designdisciplin.com + Podcast: http://podcast.designdisciplin.com + Instagram: http://instagram.com/designdisciplin/ + Twitter: http://twitter.com/designdisciplin/ + YouTube: http://youtube.com/designdisciplin + Bookstore: http://designdisciplin.com/bookstore :: Connect with Erik Stolterman + Personal Website: http://transground.blogspot.com/ :: Episode Bookmarks 00:00 Who is Erik Stolterman? 01:43 Design Philosophy as a Carreer 06:46 Research Methods 09:54 Design Competences 14:49 Theory's Value Proposition for Professionals 21:50 Transfering Knowledge from Scholarship to Practice 24:51 Standing Out in Academia 30:04 Books 36:04 A Warning on Design Thinking 39:33 Next Steps 41:17 What else does Erik Stolterman do? 43:00 Closing *: May contain affiliate links – at no extra cost to you, we earn a commission if you purchase from these links.