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What to Display Alongside Voices of Homeless?

I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends is nearly ready to begin asking homeless people to voice their thoughts on a number of topics, both mundane and important. If you have a home and are reading these thoughts displayed in public places: what other information would you like to have, framing the voice? A list of actions you can take to help? More information about the project? A website you can go to for more information? Facts about homelessness? What’s the balance of enough information and too much information?

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Posted in Design Reviews by linda on the February 25th, 2010

Upload your own? A Chance-it Design Question

The Chance-it Team is close to having their multi-touch table completely specified. One special feature: this table will be at coffee table height!

While Yi-Wei and Stan are doing the figuring to make that happen, Jessica and Jhang are detailing the table’s first application. If the goal is to study the many different ways that individuals might put a set of images together, or the ways that they might share collections… would it be better to provide a certain number of images, or to allow participants to upload their own? And what functions should be allowed or enabled with each image?

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Posted in Design Reviews, Weekly Meeting Recap by linda on the February 12th, 2010

GROCS Plays the Carillon

What does it feel like to play a bell? How big are they? How heavy are they? Can you feel them vibrate? How loud is it up there? Is it dizzying?

The Listen Up! team introduced GROCSters to the carillon with the fantastic opportunity to play it, all together. Here is team member Carrie Poon’s score and artist’s statement.

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Posted in News, Weekly Meeting Recap by linda on the February 5th, 2010
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