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“Suddenly one day some little fat girl in Ohio is going to be the new Mozart… and make a…”

“Suddenly one day some little fat girl in Ohio is going to be the new Mozart… and make a beautiful film with her father’s little camera-corder, and for once this whole professionalism about movies will be destroyed forever and it will become an art form.” – Francis Ford Coppola

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Icon Minds

crunchy, crispy pop metaphysics

Icon Minds: Tony Dunne / Fiona Raby / Bruce Sterling on Design Fiction

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Sketching with time

This is the first time we have instructed students to use stop motion, so the project was partly an experiment in itself. In addition we wanted to find out more about the potentials and challenges of using stop motion for prototyping navimation.

Sketching with time: student projects | Navimation Research

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“Recently, design has also begun to re-engage with more speculative objects whose ambiguous…”

“Recently, design has also begun to re-engage with more speculative objects whose ambiguous functionality contributes to the exploration of the social and the material, the political and the aesthetic. On the other hand the social sciences also work with objects, including categorical objects such as race, gender, and health, empirical objects ranging from the mundane to the exotic, and conceptual objects such as the notions social scientists use to understand and theorize the social.”

Design and Social Science Seminar Series 2009-2010

The Objects of Design and Social Science

Anne Galloway | Connecting material, spatial and cultural practices

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Sketching for interaction

Link: Sketching for interaction

“This weblog will serve as a collaborative receptacle for material, ideas, research questions, literature references, and whatever else comes along regarding the sketching of interactive systems.” (some video and comic related stuff)

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Designing with video

Digital video for user-centred co-design is an emerging field of design, gaining increasing interest in both industry and academia. It merges the traditions of design ethnography, participatory design, interaction analysis, scenario-based design, and usability studies into an integrated approach, which values the designer’s capacity to study and change the world creatively.

Designing with video, focusing the user-centred design process. By Salu Ylirisku, Jacob Buur.

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Designing with moving images

A significant challenge in interaction design practice is to express, shape and communicate the behavior of an intended design. Time-based media such as video can be a good choice for that purpose. This compendium presents a number of approaches to video as an expressive medium for interaction design.

Designing with moving images

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Explaining privacy in Google Street View

Explaining privacy in Google Street View (via googlejapan)