Videos of things: the other half

Doenja Oogjes, Ron Wakkary

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    Abstract

    We present Videos of Things: videos portraying the lived-with world of our material speculations. We situate the artifact within an ecology and brings into focus the subtleties of everyday life by focusing not on the thing, but on humanness, patterns of time and non-humans and ensebmles. The videos serve as a communication tool for these elements that were previously difficult to represent, as well as a speculative design tool for envisioning long term lived-with experiences the artifacts. The other half features Lyssna: a counterfactual artifact that functions as a hearing aid for your refrigerator. When it is moved across the door of your fridge, you hear the sounds of the food in the fridge. Lyssna creates a unique sound for every food item. The sound changes over time, representing the state of freshness and the accompanying flavor of the food.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCHI 2017 Extended Abstracts - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
    Subtitle of host publicationExplore, Innovate, Inspire
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
    Number of pages1
    ISBN (Electronic)9781450346566
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2017
    Event35th Annual ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017) - Colorado Convention Center, Denver, United States
    Duration: 6 May 201711 May 2017
    Conference number: 35
    https://chi2017.acm.org/
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    Conference

    Conference35th Annual ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017)
    Abbreviated titleACM CHI 2017
    CountryUnited States
    CityDenver
    Period6/05/1711/05/17
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