Episode 52

How Artifacts Afford: A Conversation with Dr. Jenny L. Davis


February 4th, 2021

53 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

In this conversation, Philip spends time Dr. Jenny L. Davis, author of How Artifacts Afford: The Power and Politics of Everyday Things. In their conversation, they discuss the conditions and frameworks that are part nuanced field of affordances. They cover the political choices of technology and culture and the inherent role that power plays in our design choices.

The Drop – The segment of the show where Philip and his guest share tasty morsels of intellectual goodness and creative musings.

Philip’s Drop: This Is How You Lose the Time War – Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

Jenny’s Drop: Design Justice: Community Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need – Sasha Costanza-Chock