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Building brand value through technical instruction - a case study in the use of a qualitative analysis method.
(Society for Technical Communication, 2009-05-06)
The instruction manual is the primary document that enables inexperienced users to understand and operate unfamiliar technological products. This paper proposes that the manual is also a significant brand document and ...
Composing along continuums of technology and purpose.
It is tempting to see artists who write their own computer code as comprising a circumscribed minority having a peculiar temperament. This article attempts to show that in the current digital world there exist programs ...
Architecture and algorithms in the composition of analogies.
(Ryerson University, 2006-06)
This paper presents an interdisciplinary approach to the composition of a piece for orchestra entitled Analogies. Composition involved the creation of musical analogies to structural characteristics found in architecture. ...
Living The Dream?
The graphic dilemma in user instructions - exploring the gap between past graphic diversity in instructional material and current practice.
(New Views II, 2008-07)
The history of user instructions demonstrates a graphic diversity and freedom from the conventionality that typifies current examples, especially those that attempt to explain the operation of new technology products to ...
Celebrity Big Bully.
Some commentators currently claim that "incivility" is increasing in public discourse. This paper presents a case study of this phenomenon, focussing on a notorious incident of so-called "racist bullying" on the British ...
The Ghetto Bastard: A Portable Noise Instrument.
(New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 2009-06-04)
Due to the accelerating development of ‘rapidly to become redundant’ technologies, there is a growing mountain of perfectly serviceable discarded electronic devices hiding quietly at the bottom of almost every domestic ...