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Nature As Interface For my final project I decided to work on more challenging and unconventional interface design/installation — I want to use water or air as a natural interface and controller, using Arduino sensors such as liquid level sensor, pressure sensor and wind sensor as input intriguers in order to talk to openFramework and …

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Final Project Ideas

For my final project, I would like to continue to research, study and revise the design for my feedback loop assignment: The Walking Cup. First of all, people being overweight has been a very serious problem in this country for a long time. This phenomenon is related to the unhealthy eating habits of the population.  …

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Proposed Final Project

For my final project, i decided to work more on my feedback loop project. For my feedback loop project, i researched about back pain. I found out that back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives.  Also, Sitting at a computer …

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Instruction Sets for Strangers Intervention Proposals- Cindy,Birce,Perry,Joyce

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Feedback loop

My feedback loop is a small object, it looks like alarm clock, and it can show some information on the screen, such as time, temperature, humidity and air quality index. in the center of the screen, there has a progress bar, it can show oxygen levels and  carbonic oxide levels.  this object can give an …

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Week 6 Reading Response

The Social Life of Small Urban Places   The main idea of this article is that Whyte and his colleagues tried to form a code to figure out the functioning of urban spaces.  That is the reason why they focused on Plaza areas to make observations about utilization of open spaces. It is a clever …

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readings instructions sets

The readings gave me a very open-ended understanding of this project, but I kind of like that aspect of it. Out of the specific things I found inspiring, I thought that I was interesting how cultural probes applied methods of data collection one would find in the scientific process. However, this analytical technique is applied …

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Feedback Loop- iSlouch

For my Feedback Loop project I have created a prototype for iSlouch. The basic idea is that when using the computer it is easy to lose good posture gradually. When the user begins to slouch iSlouch will notify the user by showing a graphic of what the user’s spine looks like. This graphic will take …

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Instruction Sets for Strangers reading response

1. “Cultural Probes”- Bill Gaver, Tony Dunne, &  Elena Pacenti Actually, The aesthetic of the packages is a really good way to reduce the distance between designer and the groups. Also it can find some actual issues. As a design, user-centered design is the most important. For example, User-centered design is a huge component of …

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Feedback Loop and Redo Mashup

I create this two related design from a same concept ( one is for my feedback loop, another one is for my mashup) that I mentioned last time about a cup can tell people how much calories from their drink and the distance they need walk to burn those calories. The first design is called …

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