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Extending Scenario Design: A Technological Perspective of the Future

What follows is a summary of the key points relating to technology within the group scenario project. I have dealt with the technological perspective of the groups STEEP analysis, although there is some overlap into social and political aspects of the scenario. 532 more words

Primary Research: Interaction Analysis

Interactions are often complex and multi-faceted, requiring and outputting direct and indirect signals in various modalities throughout their duration. In the example below I explore a particular dining interaction geographically and culturally specific to Japan in Nielsen’s multi-level interaction analysis framework (Nielsen, 1986), taking into account semiotic modes and sensory modalities, and discuss how automation has influenced the dining cultural of Japan. 741 more words

The High Line; What Makes a Garden?

The best landscapes enable us to see something new or to see something familiar from a new perspective.

That is certainly the case with New York City’s High Line.  540 more words

Garden Inspiration

Ubiquitous Computing and the Internet of Things

Since the early 1990’s, computer scientists and researchers have been working together with technologists and designers in an effort to realise the ‘smart’ environments of the future, where devices and objects interact responsively with each other and people. 562 more words