André Dória

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This paper presents a multi-pronged study of users' location-sharing practices in the context of online social networks. The contribution of this study is two-fold: first it presents a series of insights relating to location-sharing practices, and second it highlights the use of third-person scenarios as a useful method for eliciting privacy concerns and(More)
Motivated by the novel paradigm of participatory sensing in collecting in situ automated data and human input we introduce the Atmos platform. Atmos leverages a crowd-sourcing network of mobile devices for the collection of in situ weather related sensory data, provided by available on-board sensors, along with human input, to generate highly localized(More)
We describe the design approach of an interactive exhibition called "The Interactive Laurissilva". The exhibition is about Madeira Island's endemic forest, and is composed of 15 sensor-based interactive installations. We discuss the interaction styles that were adopted, reflecting upon the ethnographic observation of visitors and we summarize the lessons(More)
Technology today provides exciting new possibilities for creating more appealing museum experiences, since we can exploit the surprise factor of innovative interaction styles to create an engaging experience that facilitates the learning process. This research was based on extensive in-site observation as well as surveys conducted at the scene, and it(More)
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