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Architectures of Control blog

Originally posted on Mind Hacks:
Dan Lockton’s Architectures of Control blog is a must-read for anyone interested in the interface between design and psychology. In a recent post welcoming new readers Dan explains what the blog is about: Most of…

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The Contextual Curriculum™ – 3. The subjects

The Contextual Curriculum™ – 3. The subjects.

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FORMATIVE YEARS V

We had another piece of furniture in the house, an upright piano. My mum taught me ‘chopsticks’ – it was the only thing that anyone in the house could play. I was intrigued with how it made its sounds. It … Continue reading

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FORMATIVE YEARS IV

In the light of the cold war, and the damage made obvious by television regarding what could happen, I mean just how we could be saved without even knowing about it, I, and no doubt many others of my age … Continue reading

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FORMATIVE YEARS III

Death was treated as a subject at school. Two poems resonated which brought home this difficult idea, an idea that for most of us is fraught with terror. The first provided a reminder of the real threat we lived under, … Continue reading

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FORMATIVE YEARS II

People are often like homes. More is spent on changing existing buildings than on building new. Three forces changing buildings: technology, money, fashion. When I was young, iron was smelted in my small east coast fishing town, you could see … Continue reading

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