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Not an Ethnographer, nor a Designer: The Nuance of Doing Software Project Work Out There

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Publication date8/05/2021
Number of pages7
<mark>Original language</mark>English
Event2021 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: CHI '21 Extended Abstracts - (originally) Yokhama, Japan, Yokhama, Japan
Duration: 8/05/202113/05/2021


Conference2021 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
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Fieldwork is a complex form of work, whereas a software project can be considered largely as a collaborative and sometimes distributed form of work. How then does the inevitably situated nature of work account for the subjective orderliness-messiness of socio-cultural attributes of the Nigerian context? This short reflection points to the implications of ‘consciousness switching’ – knowing and doing work as an understand-er and us-er – which emphasises the need for focusing attention on the conditioning of the field in understanding occasions that can better inform project work.

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