Tactics for Homing in Mobile LifeTactics for Homing in Mobile Life: A fieldwalk Study of Extremely Mobile People

Marianne Graves Petersen, Aviaja Borup Lynggaard, Ida Wentzel Winther, Peter Krogh

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For many people home making is an activity, which extends
beyond a single house. We introduce the terminology of Homing
as the act of home making, when in a primary home, secondary
home or more temporary spaces. By point of departure in existing
literature on home making and through ethnographic studies of
extremely mobile people we identify general tactics for homing.
We present the identified tactics and show how people deploy not
only one but several tactics in their intention of making a homely
feeling despite not being in their primary home.
Reviewing the mobile technologies currently in use we argue that
several of the tactics identified are currently not well supported.
We discuss how technology design can learn from this study
through pointing to the potential in designing mobile technologies
to better support these unsupported tactics.
We consider the tactics as a tool for deeper understanding of
mobile practices and thus informing the design of more relevant
future technologies for people engaged in a mobile lifestyle.
Publikationsdatosep. 2010
StatusUdgivet - sep. 2010
BegivenhedMobile HCI 2010 - Lisboa, Portugal
Varighed: 7 sep. 201010 sep. 2010
Konferencens nummer: 12


KonferenceMobile HCI 2010


  • Hjem
  • Etnografi
  • Design
  • Taktikker
  • Hjemlighed
  • Mobilitet
  • Deleuze

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