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If it is the motion make films living compared with photographs, and therefore gives films overwhelming power to encourage the directors to express and create far beyond record and remind, entice audience to involve beyond just know and accept. What is the motion in HCI? The dynamics in a social network? The feedback and guiding …

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Six year ago, I listened a lecture given by a very famous music composer, Wang Liping(王立平). He composed all the 13 pieces of music for the TV show “The dream in red mansion” during 1982-84. “The dream in red mansion” originally is a novel’s name. It is the best novel ever in China. Almost every…

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If we think about the process of the language to be formed, isn’t it a phenomenological process? It’s just like the doing and undergoing model. We use our own language as a baby, but nobody can understand, then we learn, accept the language of other people which based on social rules, then we could be…

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At the beginning, Lev Manovich proposed a lot of question,  “Where were the theoreticians when….?” These questions show us another aspect of design, theory, progresses, or we can say change: it’s unpredictable character. Although we are always trying to predict the future or the result of some action or design. “I aim to describe and…

Read more Reading diary and questions about “Theory of Present”