Choi, Jaz Hee-jeong

Jaz Hee-jeong Choi is a researcher in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology. Her research interests are in playful technology, particularly the ways in which various forms of playful interaction are designed, developed, and integrated in different cultural contexts. Currently, her research looks at the urban play culture in South Korea at the intersection of culture, technology, people, and urban environment. She is also in the process of expanding her research to design and develop playful ubiquitous technologies to cultivate sustainable food culture in urban environments. Her website is at


  • Feature
    What are commonly perceived as ‘Western’ and ‘Eastern’ cultures differ greatly from food to communication, including the way one’s postal address is written, as aptly described by Uh-Ryoung Lee in Digilog Manifesto (89). In the West, one’s name comes first, followed by the street address, city, state, and the country; in contrast, in the...Read more
  • Editorial
    Cohesion as a term connotes attraction, unity, and commonness amongst discrete entities. Considering cohesion as a concept is timely with the recent rise of network culture, which comes with both subtle and radical changes in how people connect with, position themselves in relation to, and understand other constituents of societyRead more