Chair: Tim Binkley
Design Speech Acts: "How to do things with words" in Virtual Communities
Agree to Disagree Online
A methodology of structuring and defining speech acts for design, so that a meta-language for design can be subsequently developed. A first model of this categorisation was presented and discussed.
University of Sydney
Gradus: Revealing the Shape of the English Language
A series of arguments, beginning with the inflammatory statement: "In the future, books will be replaced by maps," in both time and space.
Computer Graphics as Stainless Steel Output
In this visual representation of the English language, dictionary headwords are plotted along three dimensions: alphabetic, time, familiarity. The emergent shape offers insight into the nature of the language.
MIT Media Lab
Computer graphics that incorporate typography for output on stainless steel using chemical machining. Examples illustrated resolution, fenestrations, surface qualities, scale considerations, and conceptual possibilities.
University of Washington