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Field Research – Elephant and Castle

As I’m encouraged to consider the setting of this project brief within the temporary space of Elephant and Castle Shopping Center, I went on a field research around the Elephant & Castle area to get some inspiration. SOME INTERESTING FINDINGS: -Tunnels sealed locked. This is the tunnel that the LCC students use to get to LCC when getting out of the Elephant & Castle Station. -Graffiti found the wall outside the shopping center. -Massive common space on the first floor with children running around and families linger around the space for their leisure… More

Interview: Women in Tech

After I interviewed Stefania, a woman working in technology, I felt strong about the topic of “Women in Tech”. So I intend to interview more female technicians volunteering at the Restart Project. However, It’s not easy to find any. So the compromise is to find fantastic women working in technologies within my own network who are now or used to or plan to work in technology in order to identify a tribe they belong to. I would like to find out about the following in my interviews: 1) How do they define “Women in Tech”?-Their understanding of what that means… More

App Makes You A Dress Based On Your Data?

App Makes You A Dress Based On Your Data It aims for a unique outfit designed just for an individual by collecting user’s personal data with an App and parsing it to a material that made the dress. It seems to me that those personal data may include but not limited to weather, location, favorite color, gender, mood, heart beat, the trending color in that area, your sexual orientation. Then I imagine that the material of the outfit would change into a particular shape or style, for example, long sleeves or short sleeves, according to the weather and… More

Your Odor: Unique as Fingerprint

Your Odor: Unique as Fingerprint Since everyone has their own unique scent, what if we use it in identification instead of all of ID documents?… More

Crying out for Interaction?

#physical presence #space #monolog #Interaction I had an interesting conversation with my tutor today(like other interesting and inspiring conversations in other days). He said that he asked (fight) for an office space next to the classroom so that he can have more interaction with the students but not many people seem to seize that opportunity or grab that intention. It’s more like a thoughtless act (maybe an intentional one, who knows, English is not my first language) but it makes me think of the materiality/physical presence of interaction. A space, either physical or a virtual one, is needed for an… More