Monthly Archives: February 2013

Travel can be stressful – what can you design to minimise this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oiviEv2oHk –  Yan Linkun – once, but apparently no longer a near top Chinese Government Official loosing it when he (and family) miss the call to the departure gate.  You know he was the tops as the tagged officials in the … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Problematic, Serendipity, Things seen and/or heard, Whoops

Clever wallpaper!

This technology has been talked about for a long time but it now looks like it is close, very close, to market!  Clever interactive wallpaper! Now what could you use this technology for? See: “The new role of wallpaper” (Peter … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Random but interesting, Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard

How does a fly fly?

An information processing perspective based on research but now that we know (if we do) how can we exploit this knowledge?  Mic Michael Dickinson’s “How a fly flies”  TEDx talk at: http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_dickinson_how_a_fly_flies.html

Posted in 2nd Year, Assignments, Ergonomics, Random but interesting, Supplementary, Things seen and/or heard

How Do Users Really Hold Mobile Devices? (Assignment feedback -supplemental)

How Do Users Really Hold Mobile Devices? (Steven Hoober, 18/02/13)  Downloadable from: http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2013/02/how-do-users-really-hold-mobile-devices.php Excellent, insights based on simple observation (one is reminded of the Sherlock Holmes/Watson  exchange from “A Sandal in Bohemia” Quote: “You see, but you do not observe. … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ergonomics & HF, Miscellaneous, Supplementary, Things seen and/or heard

Protected: Children’s chair design assignment

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Posted in 3rd Year, Assignments, Ergonomics & HF

Hot-melt glue gun goes 3D!

Agree?  http://www.technologyreview.com/view/511471/a-3-d-printing-pen-wows-kickstarter/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-daily-all&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20130220

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Miscellaneous, Serendipity, Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard

Protected: Generic feedback for the bio-inspired attached.

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Posted in 2nd Year, Assignments, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts