Beh/Exp Readings W7

Gilloch, Graeme. "'Seen from the Window': Rhythm, Improvisation and the City." Bauhaus and the City: A Contested Heritage for a Challenging Future1 (2011). Takeaways Lefebvre suggests the Bauhaus defined the modern perspective on space: objects in space have dynamic relationships (they are assemblages, not isolated), interior space (and objects within) and exterior space share complementary aspects …

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Readings Beh/Exp W6

Readings Week 6 Design for Behavior & Experience Patrick J. O’Donnel Verbeek, Peter-Paul. "COVER STORY Beyond interaction: a short introduction to mediation theory." interactions 22.3 (2015): 26-31. Takeaways There are three approaches (or philosophies) to considering the human-technology duality: technology as extension, technology as dialectic, technology as hybridization. Don Ihde categorizes human-technology relationships as embodiment, …

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Behavior/Experience Reading W2

Reading Takeaways 10 October 2016 "Sketching User Experiences" Bill Buxton 2007. Sketching is an aid to design thinking; it is an artifact of the conversation between the real world and the designers' mind. The result of 'holes' in a sketch is such that a sketch yields more than the effort of towards its inception. Sketches …

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“What is Visualization?”

"What is Visualization?" by Lev Manovich (2010) Found at http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/what-is-visualization "What is information visualization? [...] So lets start with a provisional definition that we can modify later. Lets define information visualization as a mapping between discrete data and a visual representation. We can also use different concepts besides 'representation,' each bringing an additional meaning." Information Visualization--often abbreviated …

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