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Week 2 Reading Response- Information Representations

In the reading -Things Make Us Smart (chapter 3 The power of representations), the author Donald A Norman indicated several very impressive examples to explain how information representations become a useful tool as an artificially constructed artifact. By using the the example of the draft of PhD dissertation explains how information representations help people gain …

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Here I have included a stop-motion paper prototype for my Facebook re-design: FBVoice. (The video displays the desktop, not mobile, view) As I mentioned last week in class, FBVoice aims to break down the barrier of miscommunication and uncertainty when it comes to Facebook statuses and comments. With FBVoice you can upload video or audio statuses …

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The Future Freaks Me Out

Well, that was sunny. Concerns about privacy and privacy education naturally occupy some rather large real estate in my mind. I’ve been working with teenagers in formal and informal education for 10 years and it constantly astounds me how little they know about what should be on the internet and how to create positive internet …

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Facebook ReInvented

There are two main issues I aim to address in my facebook update. The first is the isolation that facebook users may feel when constantly engaging online instead of face to face with others. Not only are we spending less time with each other, but most users present a very polished and edited version of …

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Reading Response- Week 1 Day 1

Great Wall of Facebook: The way Facebook has developed their search capabilities is interesting and definitely appealing because seeing search results that have been seen and shared by my friends is appealing but my internet browsing and searching isn’t something I necessarily would like to have public. This is, in my opinion, where Google pulls …

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Group Two MFADT Network

Our group decided that the MFADT Network should reflect the culture and experience of the program. To that end, we want to be sure to devote space and resources to both academic and professional goals and the fun, communal aspects of the program. Each member accesses the network using their New School student ID number, …

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Class Starting Soon!

This is the class website for Major Studio 1, starting in August at Parsons MFA D+ T! See you in a few weeks!