Hacker Cultures: The Conference Podcast

When it emerged that this year's EASST/4S conference would go fully virtual, panel organisers Paula Bialski (University of St. Gallen) and Mace Ojala (IT-University of Copenhagen) decided that something would need to be done to 'combat looming Zoom-fatigue'. Instead of a traditional panel, they turned all talks into conversational podcasts episodes. You can check out the result 'Hacker Cultures: The Conference Podcast' at SHL member Annika Richterich contributed an episode on her research on learning in hacker- and makerspaces: exploring hackers' and makers' curiosity about digital technology and crafts, their (self-driven) learning practices, issues of in- and exclusion, and why some hackers and makers told her to better 'forget about the learning'. You can find the episode at

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By: Kate Malone
Last updated: Thursday, 15 October 2020

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