Title: adversarial interfaces public presentation Date: 2017/06/15 Template: slidy Status: draft

Adversarial interfaces


Graduate reseach project
Colm O'Neill

Seamless interfaces:

two (or more) computer programs that are carefully joined together so that they appear to be a single program with a single user interface. A seamless interface will conceal the fact that it is created from several different programs.

Adversarial design

Adversarial design: (Carl DiSalvo) a type of political design that evokes and engages political issues. Adversarial Design does the work in expressing and enabling agonism.

Agonism: (Chantal Mouffe) a political theory that emphasises the potentially positive aspects of certain forms of political conflic.