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Notes: Verbeek, 2008, Cyborg intentionality: Rethinking the phenomenology of human–technology relations

References Citekey: @Verbeek2008-qt Verbeek, P.-P. (2008). Cyborg intentionality: Rethinking the phenomenology of human–technology relations. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 7(3), 387–395. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11097-008-9099-x Notes Summarize: An illuminating essay about hybrid intentionality and human–technology relations. Particularly relevant to current thinking on learning analytics. The author has also written on “moralizing technology” and “design for socially responsible behavior”. Worth checking… Highlights Abstract This article investigates the types of intentionality involved in human– technology relations.

Automate for Whom?

I have been working at a large public R1 university long enough – 4 years – to witness steady changes with technology installed in public restrooms. Below is a newly installed automatic paper towel dispenser in our office building. As someone who tends to use 1 paper towel, I was very frustrated by the design that doesn’t keep me – a user – in the loop and forces me to use that much paper.