Literature Reviews for HCI

Literature Reviews for HCI

In this post I am planning to collect information about how to do a literary review for HCI projects. The idea for this review is not that of a systematic literature review paper. But a more relaxed version of it that can used to report in a related-work section of an HCI/Ubicomp/UIST paper, and yet…

A design space analysis for cartoons characters

From an HCI perspective [1], a design space is a tool that signals the different possibilities for designing a certain type of artefacts, supporting and augmenting the design practice. Designers create a design space as a reflection on the properties of, and the design choices made for, existing artifacts used for a similar purpose. A…

Antennas for ID-2 and ID-3LA

NOTE: This information also applies to the ID-3LA reader. Sparkfun sells a lot of amazing electronic parts very appropriate for prototyping, I use it a lot! One of the things I have been using lately is the ID innovations series of RFID readers (ID-12 and ID-2). They are super easy to use and to integrate with…

The Circles of Google+

In this post I would like to discuss the circles in Google+ based on our recent experience designing InterruptMe. First of all, I got very happy when I saw that Google+ has the circles because it validates the approach we proposed for InterruptMe, which is that people has assymetric relationships, and assymetric not only because…