Bidwell, N.J. (Nicola)(Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-05)
"A feeling of inferiority?" asks Frantz Fanon, in his essay "The Fact of Blackness." "No," he
says, "a feeling of nonexistence." Recently, South African students protesting for #Rhodes
Must Fall joined a succession of ...
Efforts to design voice-based, social media
platforms for low-literacy communities in developing
countries have not widened access to information in the
ways intended. This article links this to who describes the
This paper contributes to the growing literature on peer-topeer
(P2P) applications through an ethnographic study of
auto-rickshaw drivers in Bengaluru, India. We describe
how the adoption of a P2P application, Ola, which ...
Being in nature is often regarded to be calming, relaxing and purifying. While technology has
the potential to support engagement with nature, developing systems that provide support in
an unobtrusive manner holds many ...
Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Bidwell, N.J. (Nicola)(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
Current HCI paradigms are deeply rooted in a western epistemology which attests its partiality and bias
of its embedded assumptions, values, definitions, techniques and derived frameworks and models.Thus
tensions created ...
Bidwell, N.J. (Nicola); Siya, Masbulele; Marsden, Gary; Tucker, William D.; Tshemese, M; Gaven, N.; Ntlangano, S.; Robinson, Simon; Eglinton, Kristen(ACM / Association for Computing Machinery, 2013-09)
We consider practices that sustain social and physical environments beyond those dominating sustainable
HCI discourse. We describe links between walking, sociality, and using resources in a case study of