Margot Jacobs

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We present the project Tejp, which aims at exploring the potential of ubiquitous computing as an expressive means of personalising public space. The project consists of a series of experiments in which users deploy open low-tech prototypes in urban settings to create layers of personal information and meaning in public space through the parasiting of(More)
In the research project 'Reach', we investigate the potential for new forms of communication and expression to be incorporated dynamically and interactively into the things to be worn everyday. Through a series of iterative prototypes, we have explored both dynamic textile materials and the interactive behaviours of clothing and accessories, which change(More)
Introduction It might seem as if 'computers' have remained largely the same since the introduction of the personal computer and the graphical user interface some decades ago, but this is far from true. Now that we are beginning to understand how to use – and live with – these large square boxes interfaced through screens, keyboards and a multitude of(More)
Sonic City is a project exploring mobile interaction and wearable technology for everyday music creation. A wearable system has been developed that creates electronic music in real-time based on sensing bodily and environmental factors – thus, a personal soundscape is co-produced by physical movement, local activity, and urban ambiance simply by walking(More)
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