Staying in touch and crafting mementoes

Donovan, Jared & Stienstra, Marcelle (2010) Staying in touch and crafting mementoes. In Designing and evaluating affective aspects of sociable media to support social connectedness, 10-15th April, 2010., Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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Abstract

Designers of systems that attempt to support people in maintaining social connectedness should pay attention to the physical interaction characteristics of the systems they create. Systems today mostly accept the dominant computer interface configuration of screens, keyboards and mice, which are not always a good fit for settings outside the office, such as the home. We argue by reference to two design exemplars for a design philosophy that engages a broader range of people's abilities for skilled physical action when designing for social connectedness.

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ID Code: 56698
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Social media, Physical interaction
ISBN: 978160558930
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Digital and Interaction Design (120304)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Coyright 2009 The authors.
Deposited On: 30 Jan 2013 04:54
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2013 22:41

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