Breaching Experiment,This innovative new work suggests that The Wire reflects, not simply a cultural take on contemporary America, but a structural critique of the conditions of latemodernity and global capitalism.An experiment similar to this scenario was conducted in the 1970s by Robert Rosenthal and Lenore Jacobson (1974). Rosenthal and Jacobson hypothesized that student performance was shaped, in Building and Breaching Reality 349.But now I will proceed to a treatment of the (in)famous 'breaching experiments' and, as a contrast, ethnomethodology's and especially CA's. reliance on electromechanical recordings. Garfinkel's breaching experiments The aspect of University of California Professor Harold Garfinkel (see Significant Others box.on previous page) developed a method for identifying the building blocks of everyday interaction, which he called breaching experiments. The point of breaching Sociologists who embrace ethnomethodology employ breaching experiments as their primary method of conducting research. Because they do not incorporate all the standard elements of a traditional experiment, breaching experiments are Breaching. Experiment. This section highlights our contribution to HCI by suggesting that the soundwalk may be treated as a form of breaching experiment. The participants experienced the domestic soundscape as mundane immersion, using BREACHING EXPERIMENTS The ethnomethodological notion of breaching experiments has recently been employed.by Steve Mann  in his remarkable exploration of computer wearables and surveillance technologies. Mann employs Garfinkel established that the senseless 'perceived normality' of social events could be investigated from 'outside' by experimental manipulations of sequences of actions,21 which he termed 'breaching experiments22.' Purposefully breaching This collection of essays explores the unsettled—and often unsettling—question of organized religion's role in contemporary public life.