Democratizing technology: pleasure, utility and expressiveness in DIY and maker practice
CHI, pp. 2603-2612, 2013.
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DIY, hacking, and craft have recently drawn attention in HCI and CSCW, largely as a collaborative and creative hobbyist practice. We shift the focus from the recreational elements of this practice to the ways in which it democratizes design and manufacturing. This democratized technological practice, we argue, unifies playfulness, utility...More
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