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ShutEye: encouraging awareness of healthy sleep recommendations with a mobile, peripheral display
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We developed an application, ShutEye, which provides a peripheral display on the wall-paper of the user's mobile phone to promote awareness about recommended activities that promote good sleep quality. Expand
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What Designers Talk About When They Talk About Context
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We present an analysis of 11 in-depth interviews we conducted with designers of a variety of context-aware systems. Expand
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MoodMusic: a method for cooperative, generative music playlist creation
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We present MoodMusic, a method to dynamically generate contextually appropriate music playlists for groups of people based on their music preferences and current mood. Expand
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Thinking About Context: Design Practices for Information Architecture with Context-Aware Systems
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We present an empirical analysis of 11 in-depth interviews with designers of a variety of context-aware systems, along with a review of the artifacts produced during the design of these systems, using the theoretical lens of professional vision to illuminate how designers view, use, and account for context. Expand
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DesignLibs: a scenario-based design method for ideation
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We present a new method for generating design ideas with potential users. Expand
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Reflektor: An Exploration of Collaborative Music Playlist Creation for Social Context
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We created and evaluated a prototype music recommender system called Reflektor to explore how individuals utilize music to create social context. Expand
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Communicating Meaning in Context-Aware System Design
Communicating Meaning in Context-Aware System Design
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WantKnot: connecting organizations to improve their waste management practices
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We designed a social network, WantKnot, which allows businesses to find other local organizations interested in absorbing some of their waste streams. Expand