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Sandia has successfully integrated the capability to apply uniform, high magnetic fields (10-30 T) to high energy density experiments on the Z facility. This system uses an 8-mF, 15-kV capacitor bank to drive large-bore (5 cm diameter), high-inductance (1-3 mH) multi-turn, multi-layer electromagnets that slowly magnetize the conductive targets used on Z… (More)
This paper describes the design concept of Music Waggon which aims to promoting the use of public transportation in Stockholm. We introduce our design approach, design problem analysis and design solution. Finally we present the evaluation and conceptual improvements that might be done in the future.
This one-day workshop aims to consider the opportunities for HCI at the intersection of maker culture and professional, industrial manufacturing. In particular, we are interested in exploring how the concept of "open design" could help support productive interactions between professional manufacturers and non-professional makers. Our proposal builds on… (More)
Recent HCI research has highlighted the potential afforded by maker technologies for supporting new forms of DIY Assistive Technology (DIY-AT) for people with disabilities. Furthermore, the popular discourse surrounding both the maker movement and disability is one of democratisation and empowerment. Despite this, critics argue that maker movement… (More)
Urban knitting (also known as yarn bombing, knitted graffiti and guerilla knitting) is a globally occurring street art trend which uses traditional craft techniques to modify objects in urban space. It is the chosen tool of present-day craftspeople for creative expression in public. However, the personal narratives woven into the installations usually… (More)