Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sources to help designers grow – especially from an ethical/moral perspective.

Many of you have heard me tell of Richard Feynman and the antics he got up during the Manhattan project, his passion to visit Tunnu¬†Tuva¬†(Leighton Ralph (1991) Tuva or Bust! London: Penguin), playing the Bongos for a Ballet or unravelling … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ethics and related, Miscellaneous

Protected: Late spring assignment – evaluation of an unloading task.

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Posted in 1st Year, Assignments, Ergonomics & HF

Lighting design

You will recall my recent mention of designing lighting that looks good – ie beyond the pure function I usually focus on and go on about! Well this morning I was told about this request/intention from Philips: http://www.technologyreview.com/view/512396/an-app-store-for-home-lighting/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-daily-all&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20130312 Worth a … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Supplementary, Technology (& Science)

bristlebots – a biological mimic?

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/511881/toothbrushes-bristlebots-and-the-nature-of-intelligence/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-daily-all&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20130301

Posted in 2nd Year, Miscellaneous, Serendipity, Smilers, Supplementary