November 5, 2007

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I am working on coming up with some ideas for the final paper, but am having trouble.  I have three overall objectives for this paper: Use concepts we have learned in this class Write a publishable paper Write a paper that is useful to designers (as opposed to just academics) I have done some pre-writing…

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Before I read the writings about the reflection of designer and design value from David and Yanning in this blog, I got the chance to read the paper, Reflective design, that Prof, Lim recommended me. I was glad that I could be addicted myself in rethinking of the kinds of problems with them. It was…

Read more On ambiguity; Vagueness , doubt , uncertainty , obscurity , equivocation , dubiousness

This weekend I helped tar down loose shingles on my roof, fixed my gutters, repainted parts of my house including my garage door and roof-pipes, and installed a new window to meet city regulations.  I ended up paying about $100 in labor for two guys to help me out for a several hours.  Now just about everything we did…

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This will not be a large post, I am still working out the details…. But I have been thinking about the development of a language of HCI.  I realize that it is important to have a controlled vocabulary that we can use to communicate HCI concepts and theories across disciplines.  It is also important to…

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The Lacey article “Film Language” presents the film analysis term mise en scene as “what can be seen in the picture” and consisting of production design (sets, props, and costumes), colour, lighting, actors’ performance, diegetic sound, and framing. I want address a few of these with examples. The first piece of mise en scene I…

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