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What gives me hope for computing education for sustainability?

November 20, 2016

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Here’s a little thing I wrote for a special topic in Interactions: Computing Education for Sustainability – What gives me hope? Here is a page view version, or via its doi. http://mags.acm.org/interactions/november_december_2016?pg=46#pg46 Advertisements

Manifesto for transformational sustainability – a work in progress.

November 10, 2016

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Transformational sustainability (in the style of the Agile Manifesto).  A work in progress… (updated) If we wish to transform ourselves and society, we need to embrace… 1. Socio-ecological restoration over economic justification 2. Transformative system change over small steps to keep business as usual 3. Holistic perspectives over narrow focus 4. Equity and diversity over […]

Towards mySustainableLens

May 19, 2015

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mySustainableLens: A multimedia exploration of how we enable every graduate as a sustainable practitioner. Here’s the guts of a funding application we’ve just submitted, it aims to create an interactive mySustainableLens to communicate Sustainable Lens as a tool for understanding what it means to be a Sustainable Practitioner.  It is a proposal for a multi-media […]

The role of activism in ICT for Sustainability: Learning from practitioners

March 11, 2014

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Here’s the draft of the paper we just finished.  It is based on our conversations published as podcasts on SustainableLens. Samuel Mann,  Shane Gallagher,  Nell Smith Abstract— This paper describes an analysis of responses to the question “do you consider yourself to be an activist?” and applies the learnings from that to computing for sustainability.   […]

Apple growers, Academics, Activists and an Animator of Lunatics

October 15, 2013

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Sustainable Lens: Resilience on Radio, condensed down to one image. Match six months of speakers and their quotes via the set of images and read more and listen on Sustainablelens.org Which is your favourite quote, and why?

Sustainable computing on the radio (and Pod)

May 30, 2012

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I run a weekly sustainability-focussed radio show “Sustainable Lens: resilience on radio“. At CHI 2012 I took the opportunity to record conversations with an amazing group of colleagues working at the intersection of sustainability and technology. The shows are scheduled for the next six weeks: May 31st: Dr Bill Tomlinson (these links to their homepages, […]

Could Google Glasses be sustainable?

April 5, 2012

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The potential for a real Sustainable Lens suddenly got very real. Google’s Project Glass getting real (well, real as in concept video). AR has been around for a long time, what’s exciting is the consumer focussed seamless integration. From a development perspective the tools move into the realm of App development rather than that of […]