26 April 2006
14:30 - 16:00
Everyday Use of Mobiles
Paper Everyday Practices with Mobile Video Telephony
The paper presents a study of everyday use of mobile video telephony. Real use episodes highlight key motivations underlying video calling and the social and practical barriers that hinder it.
Note Sashay: Designing for Wonderment
Presents a cultural perspective on locative media, and descriptions of two projects that intervene in the urban landscape. Provides a strong rethinking of methods and goals for designing systems in urban context.
Note urbanhermes: social signaling with electronic fashion
Describes a prototype "communicative accessory",' a brief user study and the underlying conceptual framework for social signaling. Draws insights for the design of "fashion signaling" systems.
Paper Because I Carry My Cell Phone Anyway: Effective Everyday Task Management
Develops a novel location-based reminder system. Demonstrates its utility for everyday task management and identifies a rich model for effective location-based information delivery.
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