07-03-2013 mag 7 /
onbevangen.nl

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Sense and Simplicity

by: Adriaan
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The Windows Phone-tiles are about content before chrome; they give immediate access to information instead of hiding it behind a metaphoric icon.
30-05-2011 mag 4 / popular /

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The participatory interface

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In this article I will explore the role of the interface as an artifact and how this invites users to (take) certain actions of participation within an online community. As a case I will use the discussion-board of the social network site Last.fm. On this board there’s a lot of room for users of the site to share their ideas for the website on different levels. By using this community forum and ...
30-05-2011 mag 4 / popular /

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#heapsong1: sharing music on SoundCloud

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Technological advancements in the music industry have influenced the processes and spaces of production, dissemination and audition of recorded music. During the collaborative production process of alternative electronica musician Imogen Heap’s next album via SoundCloud, distribution and consumption processes take place simultaneously and a hybrid musical space thrives on the ...
15-02-2011 mag 2 /
The future computer is a face

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The future computer is a face

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Interacting with computers has become so common that nobody seems to realize how big the gap between computers and humans is. The future computer is likely to be a virtual face that interacts with humans through verbal and non-verbal expressions. Researchers at the Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication (TiCC) teamed up to develop the next generation of software for recognizing nonverbal e...