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In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in DesOps world 16 July 2018 - B.B.Autonomus College, Chandikhol

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This is a paper presented by Samir Dash at Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur, Odisha (http://bbmchandikhole.org/) on 16 July 2018


This UGC seminar session was an attempt to understand, from a non-traditional lens, the relevance of critical theory in context to today’s ever-changing technology space that is moving towards the Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Distributed Computing, become much more important in history than ever, as it deals with softer aspects of human identity and socio-cultural dimension through communication or human expression.

This interactive session will have two major focus:

1. A brief overview of the critical theories from a diachronic lens that will be helping the students in grasping the fundamentals in a socio-cultural context.

2. A cross-discipline comparison with the modern design-driven practices in the software industry that would help the students understand the potential and opportunities in the real world scenario where these theories would help.

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Title: In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in DesOps world
Date: 16 July 2018
Venue: Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur, Odisha

More details can be found here:
http://desops.io/2018/07/17/download-the-paper-in-search-of-truth-at-the-crossroad-of-critical-theory-and-technology-in-desops-world/


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In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in DesOps world 16 July 2018 - B.B.Autonomus College, Chandikhol

  1. 1. SAMIR DASH Principal Software Engineer (UX), Red Hat MA(Eng), MBA, AIPMM CPM, CSSBB In Search of Truth:At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world 16 JULY 2018 For the deliberation at Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur (http://bbmchandikhole.org/
  2. 2. Goal The session is an attempt to understand, in a non-traditional lens, the relevance of critical theory in context to today’s ever-changing world of technology space impacting business organizations. A brief overview of the critical theories from a diachronic lens that will be helping the students in grasping the fundamentals in a socio-cultural context. A cross-discipline comparison with the modern design-driven practices in the software industry that would help the students understand the potential and opportunities in the real world scenario where these theories would help. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  3. 3. Critical Theory DesOps a philosophical approach to culture, and especially to literature, that considers the social, historical, and ideological forces and structures which produce and constrain it. a mindset and belief system to empower the enterprise with the culture, processes and eco- systems to support design-driven process and data-driven decision making with agility and speed to conceptualize and deliver great products. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  4. 4. Critical Theory Literary Criticism Employing a set of methodology for careful critique on the subject and work Employing a set of methodology for careful critique on the approach or critique itself. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  5. 5. Critical Theory [Literary] Criticism (Everything including) Work Questions Questions In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  6. 6. Critical Theory more like a Service Design is In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  7. 7. Diachronic versus Synchronic Meaning versus Truth Self versus Other 3 Lens to Understand the all -isms Ontology, Semiotics, Structuralism … Binary Opposition, Orientalism, Feminism … Aporia & Deconstruction … In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  8. 8. Diachronic versus Synchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  9. 9. Diachronic •  Study of State of Linguistic system with reference to origin, development and time. •  Considers the development and evolution of a language through history. Synchronic •  Study of State of Linguistic system without reference to time •  Considers a language at a moment in time without taking its history into account. DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  10. 10. Plato and Aristotle used synchronic analysis Later it was revived in a more formal way starting from pre-modern era. 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Synchronic SynchronicDiachronic Romanticicm Enlightment Pre-Modern Modern Post-Modern DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  11. 11. Plato Truth vs. Imitation •  Ar=st is an imitator of an imita=on which is far from truth •  Poetry is an offshoot of improper knowledge and understanding of both how to use and how to make what it describe. •  Poetry nourishes Passion instead of eradica=ng them. •  Poets should be banished from society Republic 380 BC GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  12. 12. Aristotle Solution to Platonic Dilemma •  Out of many forms of literature, tragedy is the best form •  Tragedy causes people to experience tragic pleasure (pity & fear) •  Tragedy provides outlet i.e. Katharsis •  So it does not nourishes passion •  Poetry presents the world of probability & necessity Poetics 335 BC GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  13. 13. Aristotle’s approach was deductive. Bertrand Russell (1872 – 1970) “ “ DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  14. 14. Solution to Plato from Aristotle was based on forming an Ontology of literature of that time. DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  15. 15. In computer science Ontology encompasses a representation, formal naming, and definition of the categories, properties, and relations of the concepts, data, and entities that substantiate one, many, or all domains. In the philosophical Ontology study of the nature of being, becoming, existence, or reality, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations. Ontology is about categorization and relationships in a space DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  16. 16. A subject is what a statement is about. A predicate is what a statement says about its subject. Rose SPACE is a Flower is Red Ontology is foundation to most of the concepts in Critical Theory. i.  Substance ii.  Quality iii.  Quantity iv.  Relation v.  Where vi.  When vii.  Position viii.  Having ix.  Action x.  Passion 10 kinds of things that may be subject or the predicate of a proposition. 4 types of Ontological dimensions Aristotle’s Organon DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  17. 17. ONTOLOGY TAXONOMY CHOREOGRAPHY Meaning is… Subjective Socio Political Psychographic Meaning from – how entities related Taxonomy – Classifications and structure Choreography – Meaning getting affected through time and usagestructure Ontology is foundation to most of the concepts in Information Architecture. DiachronicversusSynchronic
  18. 18. GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Let’s see a quick chronology of Ontology DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  19. 19. Vedas Tattva Mimamsa 1000 BC GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Critical investigation of thatness, reality and truth Samkhya school of philosophy 6 Āstika schools to sense the reality Nyāyá, Vaiśeṣika, Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā, and Vedānta DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  20. 20. Vedas Tattva Mimamsa 350-300 BC GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Critical investigation of thatness, reality and truth Samkhya school of philosophy 6 Āstika schools to sense the reality Nyāyá, Vaiśeṣika, Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā, and Vedānta Plato’s Republic Truth vs. Imitation nothing comes from nothing, and therefore existence is eternal Eternal and unchanging Forms or Ideas of which things experienced in sensation are at best merely copies Forms must exist not only of Being, but also of Negation and of non- Being (Binary opposite???) Parmenides’s Poem Plato’s The Sophist 10 kinds of things that may be subject or the predicate of a proposition. 4 types of Ontological dimensions Aristotle’s Organon DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  21. 21. Vedas Tattva Mimamsa 1600 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Critical investigation of thatness, reality and truth Samkhya school of philosophy 6 Āstika schools to sense the reality Nyāyá, Vaiśeṣika, Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā, and Vedānta Plato’s Republic Truth vs. Imitation nothing comes from nothing, and therefore existence is eternal Eternal and unchanging Forms or Ideas of which things experienced in sensation are at best merely copies Forms must exist not only of Being, but also of Negation and of non- Being (Binary opposite???) Parmenides’s Poem Plato’s The Sophist 10 kinds of things that may be subject or the predicate of a proposition. 4 types of Ontological dimensions Aristotle’s Organon Existence : Self René Descarte’s’ Meditations of First Philosophy DiachronicversusSynchronic "I think, therefore I am” -- "the self" is something that we can know exists with epistemological certainty Cartesian coordinate system Cartesian Other: anything(including body) except mind Ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  22. 22. Vedas Tattva Mimamsa 1900 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Critical investigation of thatness, reality and truth Samkhya school of philosophy 6 Āstika schools to sense the reality Nyāyá, Vaiśeṣika, Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā, and Vedānta Plato’s Republic Truth vs. Imitation nothing comes from nothing, and therefore existence is eternal Eternal and unchanging Forms or Ideas of which things experienced in sensation are at best merely copies Forms must exist not only of Being, but also of Negation and of non- Being (Binary opposite???) Parmenides’s Poem Plato’s The Sophist 10 kinds of things that may be subject or the predicate of a proposition. 4 types of Ontological dimensions Aristotle’s Organon Existence : Self René Descarte’s’ Meditations of First Philosophy Different Schools Based on Descartes' methodic doubt (Cartesan doubt) - being skeptical about (or doubting) the truth of one's beliefs, which has become a characteristic method in philosophy. Subjectivism our own mental activity is the only unquestionable fact of our experience. There is no external or objective truth. Objectivism object exists in reality independent of someone's conceptual scheme, perceptions, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc. Relativism views are relative to differences in perception and consideration. There is no universal, objective truth. DiachronicversusSynchronic "I think, therefore I am” -- "the self" is something that we can know exists with epistemological certainty Cartesian coordinate system Cartesian Other: anything(including body) except mind Ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  23. 23. Vedas Tattva Mimamsa 1890 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Critical investigation of thatness, reality and truth Samkhya school of philosophy 6 Āstika schools to sense the reality Nyāyá, Vaiśeṣika, Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā, and Vedānta Plato’s Republic Truth vs. Imitation nothing comes from nothing, and therefore existence is eternal Eternal and unchanging Forms or Ideas of which things experienced in sensation are at best merely copies Forms must exist not only of Being, but also of Negation and of non- Being (Binary opposite???) Parmenides’s Poem Plato’s The Sophist 10 kinds of things that may be subject or the predicate of a proposition. 4 types of Ontological dimensions Aristotle’s Organon Existence : Self René Descarte’s’ Meditations of First Philosophy "I think, therefore I am” -- "the self" is something that we can know exists with epistemological certainty Cartesian coordinate system Cartesian Other: anything(including body) except mind Ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology Different Schools Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud Used Cartesian Other concept - id, ego, and super-ego are 3 apparatus in psyche structural model ego is a sense organ for perception of both external and internal stimuli. ego instincts responded to the reality principle while sexual instincts obeyed the pleasure principle. Concious, Subconcious, Unconcious Based on Descartes' methodic doubt (Cartesan doubt) - being skeptical about (or doubting) the truth of one's beliefs, which has become a characteristic method in philosophy. Subjectivism our own mental activity is the only unquestionable fact of our experience. There is no external or objective truth. Objectivism object exists in reality independent of someone's conceptual scheme, perceptions, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc. Relativism views are relative to differences in perception and consideration. There is no universal, objective truth. DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  24. 24. Vedas Tattva Mimamsa 1900 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Critical investigation of thatness, reality and truth Samkhya school of philosophy 6 Āstika schools to sense the reality Nyāyá, Vaiśeṣika, Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā, and Vedānta Plato’s Republic Truth vs. Imitation nothing comes from nothing, and therefore existence is eternal Eternal and unchanging Forms or Ideas of which things experienced in sensation are at best merely copies Forms must exist not only of Being, but also of Negation and of non- Being (Binary opposite???) Parmenides’s Poem Plato’s The Sophist 10 kinds of things that may be subject or the predicate of a proposition. 4 types of Ontological dimensions Aristotle’s Organon Existence : Self René Descarte’s’ Meditations of First Philosophy "I think, therefore I am” -- "the self" is something that we can know exists with epistemological certainty Cartesian coordinate system Cartesian Other: anything(including body) except mind Ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology Different Schools Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud Used Cartesian Other concept - id, ego, and super-ego are 3 apparatus in psyche structural model ego is a sense organ for perception of both external and internal stimuli. ego instincts responded to the reality principle while sexual instincts obeyed the pleasure principle. Concious, Subconcious, Unconcious Based on Descartes' methodic doubt (Cartesan doubt) - being skeptical about (or doubting) the truth of one's beliefs, which has become a characteristic method in philosophy. Subjectivism our own mental activity is the only unquestionable fact of our experience. There is no external or objective truth. Objectivism object exists in reality independent of someone's conceptual scheme, perceptions, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc. Relativism views are relative to differences in perception and consideration. There is no universal, objective truth. DiachronicversusSynchronic Semiotics Structuralism Formalism Deconstruction Orientalism Subaltern Studies (+ many more) In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  25. 25. Vedas Tattva Mimamsa 1900 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Critical investigation of thatness, reality and truth Samkhya school of philosophy 6 Āstika schools to sense the reality Nyāyá, Vaiśeṣika, Sāṃkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā, and Vedānta Plato’s Republic Truth vs. Imitation nothing comes from nothing, and therefore existence is eternal Eternal and unchanging Forms or Ideas of which things experienced in sensation are at best merely copies Forms must exist not only of Being, but also of Negation and of non- Being (Binary opposite???) Parmenides’s Poem Plato’s The Sophist 10 kinds of things that may be subject or the predicate of a proposition. 4 types of Ontological dimensions Aristotle’s Organon Existence : Self René Descarte’s’ Meditations of First Philosophy "I think, therefore I am” -- "the self" is something that we can know exists with epistemological certainty Cartesian coordinate system Cartesian Other: anything(including body) except mind Ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology Different Schools Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud Used Cartesian Other concept - id, ego, and super-ego are 3 apparatus in psyche structural model ego is a sense organ for perception of both external and internal stimuli. ego instincts responded to the reality principle while sexual instincts obeyed the pleasure principle. Concious, Subconcious, Unconcious Based on Descartes' methodic doubt (Cartesan doubt) - being skeptical about (or doubting) the truth of one's beliefs, which has become a characteristic method in philosophy. Subjectivism our own mental activity is the only unquestionable fact of our experience. There is no external or objective truth. Objectivism object exists in reality independent of someone's conceptual scheme, perceptions, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc. Relativism views are relative to differences in perception and consideration. There is no universal, objective truth. Semiotics Structuralism Formalism Deconstruction Orientalism Subaltern Studies (+ many more) Hypertext Data Modelling Data Science Distribution Computing DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  26. 26. Semiotics Cultural Phenomon as Signs(Communication) •  Plato & Aristotle explored the rela=onship between sign and the world -- “observant of signs” (a sign/ mark) •  John Locke in Semio7ke devides world into 3 types – the 3rd was about communica=on(Semio7ke) 1900 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 •  Henry Stubbs •  John Lock •  Charles Sanders Peirce •  Ferdinand de Saussure •  Roman Jakobson •  Michael Focault •  Umberto Eco •  Gerard Géne?e •  Ronal Barthes DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  27. 27. Cultural phenomenon is equivalent to communication. Communication is a system of signs. DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  28. 28. Sign Mark Sign =Signifier + Signified One Sign Differs from Another Meaning is by Difference Signifier is what is the thought when the sign/mark is made Symbol Outside Reference Words are not Symbols but Signs DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  29. 29. Meaning by Difference Meaning (Truth) can be only Derived by Difference Red signified “Stop” There is no natural bond between Stop and Red Red's meaning depends on the fact that it is not Green and not Amber Selden and Widdowson’s Traffic Light system DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  30. 30. Sign Re-visited Signified Signifier SIGN Signified 1 Signifier 1 SIGN 1 Happiness Sun A Happy Person Signified 2 Signifier 2 SIGN 2 Light Bright Color Happiness DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  31. 31. Signified 2 Signifier 2 SIGN 2 Sun Signified 3 Signifier 3 SIGN 3 A Smiling Person Sun as a Person (Personified) Signified 1 Signifier 1 SIGN 1 Happiness Smile Symbol Re-visited Smile DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  32. 32. Binary Opposition Pairs of mutually-exclusive signifiers in a paradigm set representing categories which are logically opposed and which together define a complete universe of discourse This is purely Ontological approach (See the connection to connect to Plato / Aristotle??) not white not black black DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  33. 33. Black White STUCTURE The meaning of an entity is understood in context with the binary opposite of it and that too with in the universe or structure. DiachronicversusSynchronic The synchronic approach leads to the paradigm of self vs. other. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  34. 34. Structuralism Structure – Langue/Parole – Signifier/Signified •  World which is percepBons and descripBon of structures. •  Full significance of any en=ty cannot be perceived unless and un=l it is integrated into the structure of which it forms a part. •  Started in 1900 from Saussure and later by Prague School , and Muscow Linguists 1900 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 •  Claude Lévi-Strauss •  Jonathan Culler •  Roland Barthes •  Ferdinand de Saussure •  Roman Jakobson DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  35. 35. Structuralism is closely tied with Semiotics DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  36. 36. In contrast with most of his predecessors, who focused on historical evolution of languages, Saussure emphasized the primacy of synchronic analysis to understand their inner functioning, though never forgetting the importance of complementary diachrony. DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  37. 37. Language is a Sign System •  Sign System or Structure is a collection of codes of signs •  Cultural Phenomena are product of code(s). •  Individual codes can be understood only relation to each other and to the system as whole DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  38. 38. Signifier Sound/Image /Equivalent Reference Representation Imitation???(Plato/Aristotle) Signified Concept What is referred Value Truth ???(Plato/Aristotle) Signified SignifierSignifier DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  39. 39. Langue Abstract Totality of language. Shared by Collective Unconsciousness Includes Rules(Grammar, Syntax) Parole Concrete Subset in Use in writing / Speaking. Utterances made & Use of Langue Langue Parole Parole Parole Parole DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  40. 40. Longainus ? Dionysius ? Sublime as Reader’s State •  Accepted Aristotle’s view – poetry is best form •  Studied effect on reader – first =me reader’s response into considera=on •  Sublime, elevates reader to higher values. •  Moves reader into higher level. On the Sublime 1st Century ? 213-273 GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA INDIACZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 SelfversusOther In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  41. 41. Solution to Plato’s Dilemma, from Longinus was based on an User Experience perspective. SelfversusOther In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  42. 42. Binary Opposition Pairs of mutually-exclusive signifiers in a paradigm set representing categories which are logically opposed and which together define a complete universe of discourse This is purely Ontological approach (See the connection to connect to Plato / Aristotle??) not white not black black SelfversusOther Semiotics + Structuralism à In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  43. 43. SelfversusOther Black White STUCTURE The meaning of an entity is understood in context with the binary opposite of it and that too with in the universe or structure. Re-iterating … The synchronic approach leads to the paradigm of self vs. other. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  44. 44. The Other SelfversusOther Self Other UNIVERSE Binary Opposite gives rise to the notion of Other Examples: Cartesian Other Freud’s Psyche structural model Said’s Oriental vs. Occidental In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  45. 45. SelfversusOther Signified 2 Signifier 2 SIGN 2 Sun Signified 3 Signifier 3 SIGN 3 A Smiling Person Sun as a Person (Personified) Signified 1 Signifier 1 SIGN 1 Happiness Smile Symbol Re-visited Smile In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  46. 46. "It is a shift from seeing the poem or novel as a closed entity, equipped with definite meanings which it is the critic's task to decipher, to seeing literature as irreducibly plural, an endless play of signifiers which can never be finally nailed down to a single center, essence, or meaning" Post-Structuralism In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  47. 47. Meta-language when a sign of a first system becomes the signified of a second system. DiachronicversusSynchronic Signified 1 Black Dress ??? Signifier 1 = Signified 2 Signifier 2 fashion statement the "little black dress" is the level: festive occasion, second level: signified for a fashion ideology/statement. connotation meta language In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  48. 48. Connotation language when a sign of a first system becomes the signifier of a second system. DiachronicversusSynchronic Signified 1 Black Dress ??? Signifier 1 = Signified 2 Signifier 2 fashion statement the “fashion ideology/ statement" is connotation for black dress. connotation meta language In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  49. 49. Aporia "aporetic", as "to be at a loss" the inherent contradictions found in any text indefinite regression (Barthe’s Definition ) DiachronicversusSynchronic Aphasia Loss of words is an impairment of language affects the production or comprehension of speech Aporia leads to Aphasia In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  50. 50. Rousseau's use of the words culture and nature by demonstrating that Rousseau's sense of the self's innocence (in nature) is already corrupted by the concept of culture (and existence) and vice-versa. culture shaped the meaning of nature nature shaped culture of which the interlocutor is part of nature made interlocutor as his being interlocutor Culture Nature In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  51. 51. It’s like attempting to lift a bucket while standing inside of it. It’s like attempting to lift a bucket while standing inside of it. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  52. 52. Plato's early dialogues are often called his 'aporetic’ dialogues because they typically end in aporia Socrates ques=ons his interlocutor about the nature or defini=on of a concept, for example virtue or courage. Socrates then, through elenc=c tes=ng, shows his interlocutor that his answer is unsa=sfactory. AUer a number of such failed aVempts, the interlocutor admits he is in aporia about the examined concept, concluding that he does not know what it is. Plato Re-visited (Again!!!) In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  53. 53. It’s provided an important angle, as it provided a perspective that there is no way the truth that can be articulated in any way by an entity/author within any system. Defining the concept of any structure with a center of meaning/truth/signified is all falsehood. Signified Signifier STUCTURE In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  54. 54. Derrida Foundation of Post-Structuralism •  Structure, Sign, and Play … (1966) was aVack on structuralism •  Speech vs. Wri7ng •  différance •  Trace •  Play •  Logo Centrism 1966 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA OTHERCZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  55. 55. In the traditional Western understanding (most saliently for Derrida: Plato, Rousseau, Saussure), •  the meaning of speech is immediate and present, whereas •  the meaning of writing is distant and imperfect. Derrida merely deny any difference whatsoever between the two terms, as if “speech” and “writing” could be used interchangeably Speech & Writing DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  56. 56. Traditional Thought Signified Signifier SIGN Signified Signifier SIGN Deconstruction Meaning différance DiachronicversusSynchronic Signs only mean by difference In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  57. 57. Différance différance = différer (to differ) + différance (to delay or postpone/defer) DiachronicversusSynchronic Words in both speech and writing alike and are always at a distance from what they signify A word must be described by using other words. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  58. 58. DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  59. 59. Play like two mirrors face each other… DiachronicversusSynchronic infinite play of traces in each of them… In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  60. 60. Post - Modernism break-away from modernism in the following sense: Modernism Post-Modernism Purpose - Play Design - Chance Hierarchy - Anarchy Hypotactic - Paratactic Totalization - Deconstruction Presence - Absence Root/Depth - Rhizome/Surface Synthesis - Antithesis Urbanism - Anarchy and fragmentation Elitism - Anti-authoritarianism DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  61. 61. Religious Logical Possibilities Pre-Modern Modern Post-Modern In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  62. 62. New Historicism Re-reading of History for its Meaning Deconstrction led to believe history is just one angle of representation Focult’s Power of Forms and the Forms of the Power (1982) Greenbalt coined “New Historicism” Old historicism is monlogical with self at center. 1982 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA OTHERCZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 •  Michael Focult •  Stephene Greenbalt In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur DiachronicversusSynchronic
  63. 63. New Criticism Literary Art is Autonomous A literary movement that started in the late 1920s and 1930s and originated in reaction to traditional criticism that new critics saw as largely concerned with matters extraneous to the text, e.g., with the biography or psychology of the author or the work's relationship to literary history. a work of literary art should be regarded as autonomous, so should not be judged by reference to considerations beyond itself 1920 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA OTHERCZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur •  I. A. Richards •  T. S. Eliot •  Cleanth Brooks •  David Daiches •  William Empson •  Murray Krieger •  John Crowe Ransom •  Allen Tate •  F. R. Leavis •  Robert Penn Warren •  W. K. Wimsatt •  R. P. Blackmur •  Rene Wellek •  Ausin Warren •  Ivor Winters DiachronicversusSynchronic
  64. 64. Meaning of a poem = Author's intentions In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur Meaning of a poem = How reader is feels Intentional Fallacy Affective Fallacy Mental Model ???Conceptual Model ??? Fallacies DiachronicversusSynchronic
  65. 65. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur Close Reading A close and detailed analysis of the text itself to arrive at an interpretation without referring to historical, authorial, or cultural concerns. DiachronicversusSynchronic
  66. 66. Self versus Other In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  67. 67. Kantianism Cultural Phenomon as Signs (Communication) •  Similar to Descarte’s (1600s) and Hegel (1790’s) •  Started By Emanuel Kant - Critique of Pure Reason (1781) •  contemporary positions in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics •  our experiences are structured by necessary features of our minds •  mind shapes and structures experience so that, on an abstract level, all human experience shares certain essential structural features. •  Our experience of things is always of the phenomenal world as conveyed by our senses: we do not have direct access to things in themselves, the so-called noumenal world. 1781 - GREECE ROME ENGLAND ITALY FRANCE GERMANY GENEVA RUSSIA AMERICA OTHERCZECH 1005001000 500100 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 20001950 •  Emanuel Kant In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur SelfversusOther
  68. 68. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur Thesis Anti-thesis TRUTH Hegelian Dialectical Method SelfversusOther
  69. 69. Existentialism In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur An existentialist could either be a religious moralist, agnostic relativist, or an amoral atheist. Kierkegaard, a religious philosopher, Nietzsche, an anti-Christian, Sartre, an atheist, and Camus an atheist, Sartre is noted for bringing the most international attention to existentialism in the 20th century. SelfversusOther
  70. 70. Sartre’s Nothingness Sartre defines two kinds of "being" (être). One kind is être-en- soi, the brute existence of things such as a tree. The other kind is être-pour-soi (consciousness). Sartre claims that this second kind of being is "nothing" since consciousness cannot be an object of consciousness and can possess no essence. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur SelfversusOther Consciousness Nothingness BEING
  71. 71. Theatre of Absurd In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur SelfversusOther Waiting for Godot by Sameul Becekket 1953
  72. 72. SelfversusOther New Historicism is the angle more prominent in Orientalism and Post-Colonialism / Subaltern studies. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  73. 73. In critical theory and Post-Colonialism, the term subaltern designates the populations which are socially, politically, and geographically outside of the hegemonic power structure of the colony and of the colonial homeland. SelfversusOther In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  74. 74. Orientalism SelfversusOther Ocident NOT Orient AS In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  75. 75. Meaning versus Truth In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  76. 76. We already covered it… TruthversusMeaning In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur Each school of thought was a continous search for truth and the meaning associated.
  77. 77. The User Experience & Design Operation angle to the theories In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur DesOps
  78. 78. Solution to Plato from Longinus was based on an User Experience perspective. Later Structuralism & Post Structuralism established the importance of writer’s (producer’s) as well as reader’s (consumer’s) role in communication In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  79. 79. Design involves understanding complex process of understanding communication to decipher the need of the User. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  80. 80. Ontology is foundation to most of the concepts in Critical Theory. DiachronicversusSynchronic In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  81. 81. Traditional Using Ontology in Information Architecture User Research + Ethnography Data Modeling (Ontology) In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  82. 82. Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps Additional areas where In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  83. 83. Modeling for ethical human values (e.g. Trolly Problem) (Should the driver less car kill the rider to save the pedestrians) Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps hVps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trolley_problem The trolley problem: should you pull the lever to divert the runaway trolley onto the side track? hVps://hcai.mit.edu/avt/ In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  84. 84. Modelling for AI for both auditory, visual and cultural communications Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps hVp://desops.io/2018/05/07/slidesaccessibility-in-the-world-of-touch-screens-and-other-natural-interfaces2014/ May 14, 2015 In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  85. 85. Voice based Interfaces - Expression & Meaning is Key for Deep Learning (Google I/O example) Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps hVps://www.theverge.com/2018/5/8/17332070/google-assistant-makes-phone-call-demo-duplex-io-2018 In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  86. 86. Mapping Communication at Conceptualization & Design stages to improve Process Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps hVp://desops.io/2018/06/07/paperback-the-desops-enterprise-re-invent-your-organiza=on-volume-1-the-overview-culture/ In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  87. 87. Mapping Communication at Conceptualization & Design stages to improve Process Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps hVp://desops.io/2018/06/07/paperback-the-desops-enterprise-re-invent-your-organiza=on-volume-1-the-overview-culture/ In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  88. 88. Process improvement in organization to be more open. hVps://www.redhat.com/en/explore/ the-open-organiza=on-book Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps hVp://desops.io/2018/06/07/paperback-the- desops-enterprise-re-invent-your-organiza=on- volume-1-the-overview-culture/ In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  89. 89. hVps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/8-principles-socio-cultural-ux-sx-samir-dash/ Designing for the Other (Example SX and Google-Glass Failure ) hVps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-failure-google-glass-teaches-ux-samir-dash/ Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps Optimizing design tools for diaspora culture. In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  90. 90. hVps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/8-principles-socio-cultural-ux-sx-samir-dash/ hVps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-failure-google-glass-teaches-ux-samir-dash/ Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps User Other Traditionally UX focuses on the User in the system Socio-Cultural UX (SX) focuses on the ‘Other’ in the system. SX interprets the ‘Play’ in the system to define the experience. . SX interprets the ‘Play’ in the system to define the experience. . When the user experiences the product, how the others are impacted and how that can experience can be improved. différance In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  91. 91. Modeling softer Aspects of Product Life Cycle. hVps://developers.redhat.com/blog/ 2018/06/27/desops-is-devops-2-0/ Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps hVps:// developers.redhat.com/blog/ 2018/01/05/beta-tes=ng- automa=on/ In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  92. 92. Modeling for Graph DB based Solution Critical Theory Can Help Shape DesOps In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  93. 93. The extra mile… In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur The Road to Future!
  94. 94. Some Earlier Notes: Is the Formula of ‘Professor of Terror’, a Hoax? (2007) hVps://samirshomepage.wordpress.com/2007/12/27/is-the-formula-of-professor-of-terror-a-hoax/ Structuralism, Post Structuralism, Deconstruc=on and Super Structuralism (2005) hVps://samirshomepage.wordpress.com/2011/01/13/structuralism-post-structuralism-deconstruc=on-and-super-structuralism/ Fallacies for Advanced Readers (2003) hVps://samirshomepage.wordpress.com/2010/05/03/fallacies-for-advanced-readers/ Formalism, Simplified (2005) hVps://samirshomepage.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/formalism-simplified/ The Waste Land as a Modern Poem (Seminar Paper at English Department, Ravenshaw, 22nd March 2003) hVps://samirshomepage.wordpress.com/2008/12/05/the-waste-land-as-a-modern-poem/ Absurdity of Absurd: Samuel BeckeV’s Wai=ng for Godot (2005) hVps://samirshomepage.wordpress.com/2010/05/02/absurdity-of-absurd-samuel-beckeVs-wai=ng-for-godot/ In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur
  95. 95. ThankYou. A copy of this deck can be found at http://desops.io/ In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in the DesOps world, Samir Dash, 16 July 2018 , Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur Tweet me @mobilewish Mail me mobilewish@gmail.com

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