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On Serendipity in the Digital Medium: Towards a Framework for Valuable Unpredictability in Interaction Design

@inproceedings{Melo2018OnSI,
  title={On Serendipity in the Digital Medium: Towards a Framework for Valuable Unpredictability in Interaction Design},
  author={Ricardo Melo},
  year={2018}
}
This research proposes the creation of a methodological framework for the design of interactive systems that allow and encourage valuable and unpredictable—viz serendipitous—encounters in the digital medium, expanding on its ability for the discovery of novel information, for enabling unfamiliar experiences, and supporting creative practices. The current trajectory of the design of interactive systems aims for increased optimisation and personalisation of digital experiences which, while… Expand
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