Posted by: Janine | February 27, 2011

Computer Science

Experiences:
understanding them helps us
design better things

Clare Hooper

University of Southampton

I wanted to rebuild web-based social technologies in new contexts, to let people who are currently offline access the online social experiences that so many of us take for granted. I quickly realised that a technologically-oriented solution would provide the functionality I sought, but not necessarily the underlying subjective experiences. I then developed and evaluated a design method for analysing experiences and redesigning them in new contexts.

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  1. Lovely!
    I dream of doing that with my master thesis…

  2. […] In other news, Dissertation Haiku is a lovely site for people who’ve recently finished their PhDs to describe their thesis (or dissertation, as it’s known in the USA) in haiku form. You can find mine here. […]


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