Gaston Jamin

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Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it

What will the world look like when we move beyond the keyboard and mouse? Interaction designer Sean Follmer is building a future with machines that …

APIs

What’s Next in Computing?

The computing industry progresses in two mostly independent cycles: financial and product cycles. There has been a lot of handwringing lately about …

"Positive Computing": The Next Big Thing In Human-Centered Design?

It’s a Friday afternoon at the NASA Ames campus where I have been advising an organization that — among other things — is empowering a new generation of leaders to develop products for future social impact. For several weeks, I have been awaiting the arrival of two academics from the University of …

UC Berkeley

Flow and Immersion

For “optimal” experiences in an exhibition space, immersion experience can be considered an important element of communication between an exhibit …

Self-esteem

How Designers Destroyed the World

Design fiction, not science, hints at the future we actually want > Putting people first

The stories we tell ourselves about technology – typically, optimistic ones from would-be innovators, pessimistic ones from their critics – are …

Cookbooks

OmSignal combines its biometric shirt and connected app so we can get a personal trainer in our home

Working out at the gym, for those of us not obsessed with “getting in the zone,” and other such nonsense, is usually a bit of a chore. Getting a …

Exercise

Amputee Gets Two Mind-Controlled Robotic Arms

Les Baugh can control his two new prosthetics, simply by thinking about their movements<p>A Colorado man is now the first shoulder level double-amputee to successfully receive and operate two robotic Modular Prosthetic Limbs (MPLs), according to a Tuesday announcement from Johns Hopkins University's …

Robotics

Common Misconceptions About Touch

You Can’t Rely on Designing 44-Pixel Touch Targets<p>Even with iOS clearly in second place behind Android, the Apple standard size for touch targets …

Don’t Fear Artificial Intelligence

Stephen Hawking, the pre-eminent physicist, recently warned that artificial intelligence (AI), once it sur­passes human intelligence, could pose a …

Artificial Intelligence

Baas in eigen Google Glass - Vrij Nederland

Hoe zullen apps en de komst van Google Glass de zorg veranderen? Chirurg Marlies Schijven: ‘Artsen moeten zich veel actiever gaan bemoeien met de …

This shirt just started tracking my heart and breathing rate

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: OMSignal<p>My heart is moving at 52 beats a minute and my lungs are cycling though 17 inhales and exhales per minute as I …

Squeezy Juicer by Yen Chen Chang

Here Are Microsoft's New Robot Security Guards

Microsoft recently installed a fleet of 5-feet-tall, 300-pound robots to protect its Silicon Valley campus. The robots are packed with HD security cameras and sensors to take in their organic, protein-based surroundings. There's also an artificial intelligence on board that can sound alarms when …

Robotics

DevArt. Art made with code.

Is your code your art? Be awarded a commission alongside some of the world's best interactive artists at the Barbican, London.

The Arts

Onmenselijke voorspellingen doen met 'machine learning'

Kyra Delsing is derdejaars student Algemene Sociale Wetenschappen. Ze houdt zich tijdens haar stage bij BIGear vooral bezig met datascience ten …

Spiegelneuronen (neuromarketing)

Page content<p>Spiegelneuronen: Wat er met jou gebeurt als ik iets doe…<p>Het gebruik maken van <b>spiegelneuronen</b> is zowel voor websites als voor webshops een …

A Brief Rant on the Future of Interaction Design

I like hands!

Numb

BJ Fogg's Behavior Model

<i>Mobile Persuasion: 20 Perspectives on the Future of Behavior Change.</i><p>What Causes Behavior Change?<p>The Fogg Behavior Model shows that three elements …

Playing with Pigs

The <i>Playing with Pigs</i> project is researching the complex relationship we have with domesticated pigs by designing a game. Designing new forms of …

Pigs

Tactilu – Bracelet for remote tactile communication

Tactilu is a research project embracing remote haptic/tactile communication. The device takes a form of a bracelet capable of transmitting the touch …

The LEGO Theory – understanding where innovation (really) comes from

Although its effects aren’t immediate, LEGO bricks have led to more innovation by proxy than any other company. From this we understand that …

Tactile Interaction

20. Tactile Interaction<p>by Ben Challis<p>The following chapter describes a variety of ways in which Tactile Interaction may be used to enhance the human …

Get GLAZED: Kyle Ellicott on the Business of Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology has captured the public imagination, raising hopes, fears, and expectations. While there has been much speculation about the capabilities of next generation wearables, their potential applications, and the issues they raise, there has been much less discussion about how the …

Wearable Tech

Designing for Mobile, Part 2: Interaction Design

My first mobile phone, a Nokia 5110 (purchased in 1998!), offered very few features: I could call, text or play Snake. What’s more, these …

This Google Glass baseball app brings real-time game info directly to your face

Google Glass might be the best thing to happen to baseball since Mariano Rivera.<p>Via an app called Blue, Glass can now give baseball fans real-time info as they watch games. The app, which has already been tested on an actual Glass unit during a Giants game at AT&T Park in San Francisco, offers …

Golden Krishna - Communication without a Digital Interface

Golden Krishna<p>Samsung<p>From The Conference August 22, 2013<p>Golden Krishna speaks about how "The best interface is no interface". Today there is an app …

Designing for Transparency and the Myth of the Modern Interface

Over a decade after Mark Weiser’s publications on calm computing, we’re finally reaching a point where technological capability matches our desire …

We shape journeys

As a next-generation agency we combine a genuinely user-centric approach with in-depth marketing & industry knowledge, allowing us to change …

How Deceptive Is Your Persuasive Design?

We are brought up to be honest. Lying is seen as a bad thing to do. Yet, often, in real life, deception is used to make life better for someone, not …