Interaction Design Category

Researching interactive social media devices to empower energy consumers

Andrew Harvey has just started an MPhil with myself and Dr. Richard Fitzgerald researching how¬†interactive social media devices can empower energy consumers to save money and the environment. UQ News: Better information empowers electricity consumers SJC News:¬†Smart saving: Interactive displays to empower energy consumers Phys.org: Better information empowers electricity consumers  

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Pinterest: Moving beyond simple social bookmarking

The Conversation published my article on Pinterest’s secret ingredient. I argue that Pinterest’s value proposition for users is more than simple social bookmarking or even its elegant implementation of the jQuery Masonry interface. It comes down to how sharing works. Simple sharing is just giving one thing to someone else. Complex sharing involves comparison and […]

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