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Prof Mark Blythe

Professor

Department: Northumbria School of Design

Mark is a design ethnographer working in the field of Human Computer Interaction. His research is concerned with the digital revolution we are stumbling and tumbling through and how this changes the ways we live, work, make art and grow old. He likes to write about himself in the third person, like Caesar.  Here is his website.

 

 

 

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Evaluating Design Fiction, Baumer, E., Blythe, M., Tanenbaum, T. 3 Jul 2020, In: Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference
  • Metaprobes, Metaphysical Workshops and Sketchy Philosophy, Encinas, E., Durrant, A., Mitchell, R., Blythe, M. 21 Apr 2020, In: Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
  • Understanding the Past, Present, and Future of Design Fictions, Muller, M., Bardzell, J., Cheon, E., Su, N., Baumer, E., Fiesler, C., Light, A., Blythe, M. 25 Apr 2020, In: Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
  • Critical Theory and Interaction Design, Bardzell, J., Bardzell, S., Blythe, M. Dec 2018
  • From Evaluation to Crits and Conversation, Blythe, M., Hook, J., Briggs, J. Jul 2018, Funology 2, Cham, Springer
  • Funology 2: From Usability to Enjoyment, Blythe, M., Monk, A. Jul 2018
  • Making Problems in Design Research: The Case of Teen Shoplifters on Tumblr, Encinas, E., Blythe, M., Lawson, S., Vines, J., Wallace, J., Briggs, P. 21 Apr 2018, CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'18), New York, ACM
  • Negotiating sameness and difference in geographies of older age, Oliver, C., Blythe, M., Roe, J. 2 Nov 2018, In: Area
  • Research Fiction and Thought Experiments in Design, Blythe, M., Encinas, E. 30 May 2018, In: Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction
  • Counter-Discourse Activism on Social Media: The Case of Challenging "Poverty Porn" Television, Feltwell, T., Vines, J., Salt, K., Blythe, M., Kirman, B., Barnett, J. 16 May 2017, In: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)

PGR Supervision

  • Cally Gatehouse The Speculative Gaze: Design-Research as Diffraction Start Date: 01/04/2014 End Date: 15/07/2020
  • Leila Hogarth 'Explaining the Intangible': How interaction designers understand ethical uses of data when using machine learning Start Date: 22/03/2021
  • Aysar Ghassan Designerly Ways of Speaking: Investigating How the Design Tribe of Researchers Speak on Design Thinking Start Date: 14/11/2011 End Date: 13/11/2019
  • Enrique Encinas The Offject. A Design Theory of Fiction Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 30/05/2019
  • Elizabeth Buie Exploring Techno-Spirituality: Design Strategies for Transcendent User Experience Start Date: 19/10/2012 End Date: 22/02/2018

Qualifications

  • Computing Science PhD June 30 1997
  • Information not provided Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) 2003


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