Designing for bystanders: reflections on building a public digital forum

@inproceedings{Tang2008DesigningFB,
  title={Designing for bystanders: reflections on building a public digital forum},
  author={Anthony Tang and Matthias Finke and Michael Blackstock and Rock Leung and Meghan Deutscher and Rodger Lea},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2008}
}
In this paper, we reflect on the design and deployment process of MAGICBoard, a public display deployed in a university setting that solicits the electronic votes and opinions of bystanders on trivial but amusing topics. We focus on the consequences of our design choices with respect to encouraging bystanders to interact with the public display. Bystanders are individuals around the large display who may never fully engage with the application itself, but are potential contributors to the… CONTINUE READING
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