Uncreative Design

Questions for Week 7 How to do Words with Things

1. With tools that requires a steep learning curve such as modern mobile devices, if the users are only using a fraction of the capabilities, should that tool be considered as a “social mediator”?

2. Latour stated that we are using an increased number of “delegates”, with the invention of more tools, does that simply lead to more things? What is the different between an effective an ineffective delegate?

3. If the tool cannot be used based on intuition, should that tool be considered a failure?