Recent Submissions

  • Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium - Session Three 

    Brown, Joe; Frost, David; Usselman, Steve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-13)
    Joe Brown - TITLE: "Reliability and Resilience: Drinking Water Infrastructure in Rural Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Pakistan". This presentation describes nationalscale surveys of rural drinking water supplies ...
  • Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium - Session Two 

    Forlano, Laura; Marks, Lisa; Jain, Priya (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-13)
    Laura Forlano - TITLE: "The Best Sleep of My Life: Automated and Networked Medical Devices as Sites of Feminist Technoscience". This paper takes on the tensions between the imaginaries of automation and in networked medical ...
  • Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium - Session One 

    Irvin, Kate; Weisz, Claire; Widder, Lynnette; Russell, Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-13)
    Kate Irvin - TITLE: "Repair and Design Futures: Lessons from Mended Textiles". This presentation explores the lessons that worldwide practices of mending offer designers today, moving from historic objects, the maker’s ...
  • Decay, Maintenance and Repair Symposium - Welcome and Introduction 

    Russell, Andrew; Khan, Sabir (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-13)
    We love innovation, no matter how toxic or misguided, and we devote large quantities of our attention and money to it. At the same time, we ignore everyday things and their maintenance, no matter how vital, and our ignorance ...