#28 Evolution of Design: from artistry to ethnography | Terence Fenn | Edit Undo Podcast

Terence Fenn is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Johannesburg in the Department of Multimedia, and is also a published academic researcher. We anticipated this episode for so long, and finally got to chat to him about design topics like realising the fundamental impact of design on humanity; including ethics, the relationship between academia and industry, and speculations for the future of technology.

You can find out more about Terence on the UJ website https://www.uj.ac.za/members/mr-terence-fenn/ and also contact him through LinkedIn https://za.linkedin.com/in/terence-fenn

00:00 Intro
03:23 How you got into academia, and what keeps you there
14:00 Building the department at UJ, and how the changed design education
18:05 What is ethnographicss in design
26:36 Recognising design as a fundamental aspect of humanity
30:40 What is design?
39:17 Ethics, responsibility, and accountability in the digital world
49:21 The relationship between academia and the professional industry
1:06:08 Speculations for the future of the industry