Giving Serendipity a Nudge by Sharing Everyday Mobile Content
Satchell, Christine (2007) Giving Serendipity a Nudge by Sharing Everyday Mobile Content. In Graham, Connor & Rouncefield, Mark (Eds.) Simtech : Social Interaction and Mundane Technologies, 26-27 November 2007, Melbourne.
This paper examines the capturing and sharing of digital images in everyday life. We find that this practice not only gives serendipity a nudge by allowing groups to come together more easily, it provides contextual information that can reduce gratuitous contact. In order to demonstrate this we will reference the Swarm phone prototype and describe how the pre-defined, color coded avatars in the latest version are being given greater context and personalization through the use of everyday digital images.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||11 Jul 2008|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 15:45|
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