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Mobile / Home Theory

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In cultures where guests are frequently invited into the home, the home is the dominant mechanism for communicating stories about ourselves, what we stand for, …



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19 Apr 2015

In: Cultural Norms, Uncategorized
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A Year of Reflection

14 Feb 2015

In: presentations, Today's Office
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Last week I spoke at the IxDA conference in San Francisco. A number of people asked for a copy of the talk + slides. It’s …
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Connectivity is not binary, the network is never neutral.

11 Sep 2014

In: Myitkyina, Today's Office
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It takes an hour to clear the Yangon traffic, and another two to reach Bogale, a small town at the edge of the Irrawaddy Delta. …
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Colour Filters

16 Aug 2014

In: Design Inspiration, Yangon
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So much of urban Yangon light is filtered through sponsored cafe umbrellas – in this instance Pepsi and Coke. The rush to sponsor reminds me …
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Textures

10 Aug 2014

In: Myitkyina, Today's Office
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Commute

27 Jul 2014

In: Pyapon, Research Methods
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Back in Myanmar scouting a new project.
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Myanmar Photo Archive

05 May 2014

In: Design Inspiration
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As part of the Afford Two, Eat One: Financial Inclusion in Rural Myanmar report deliverables we’ve decided to release over 200 photos for use under …
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Pop-up Studios

05 May 2014

In: Research Methods
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Working in Myanmar this past year (and heading out there again shortly) was a good prompt to write up and publish a piece that’s been …
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Proximate Banking

05 May 2014

In: Design Inspiration
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Something that regular readers may have come across on this site is the notion of “proximate use”. Essentially it challenges the notion of top-down design …
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Mobile Myanmar & Behavioural Lead Users

05 May 2014

In: Design Inspiration
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Myanmar has 14% mobile penetration – one of the world’s lowest but is growing fast. It might seem like a strange place to find globally …
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