Julian Sefton-Green and Gary Stewart

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Julian Sefton-Green is an independent scholar working in Education and the Cultural and Creative Industries. Gary Stewart is an artist, researcher and musician working between the UK, Brazil and the Caribbean.


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Learning from a Life in Software

Thursday, December 19, 2013

black male students working at beat soundboard In this post I want to think about our intimate relationship with various kinds of software as a way of understanding the development of skills and practices. I want to take the unusual approach of telling the story of a ‘creative life in software’ – building on Brigid Barron’s development of ‘techno-biographies’ as a way of gaining insight into learning over time and across contexts. I want us to think beyond the more self-evident fact that engaging with software is crucial in the development of all sorts of individual capabilities and competencies to how we might