Posts tagged 2017 Senior thesis
Mindful Social Media

Planning and reflection are key factors for being mindful. Slash is a social network service that helps people use their time on social media wisely. Slash allows users recreate their habit for use of social media by going through a simple process. First, they plan how they want to use their social media account. Next, they use their social media account for the set duration of time. When their time is up, they get an overview of their activity.

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Sequence - A UI Pattern Designed for Older Adults

Currently, we are designing our applications for a young demographic: 0-45. The need of people over 65 are rarely taken into account. Older adults (people over 65) find most software difficult to use. They find it overwhelming to begin, and if they do try to understand it, the patterns and conventions make no sense to them. Moreover, the physical realities of aging are not taken into account. Realities such as reduction in cognitive processing speed, loss of fine motor precision, and a reduction in vision.

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Better Things - Establishing A Standard for Better Connected Things

The IoT field is littered with products that are unethical, unsafe, unnecessary or absurd. But there are also quite a few gems, and a lot of potential. Better Things is certification system that helps customers make better choices and helps the companies who make these connected products evaluate their creations, and aspire to do better.

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Ownroom

In Shenzhen, China, the population have grown rapidly leads to the blooming of housing market. However, this leads to the lack of comfortable and available housing for over 10 millions young individuals. Therefore, Ownroom created comfortable yet economical sustainable for young individuals for rental.

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Reverb - The Social Side of Music Sharing

Music exploration in the digital age has become an individualistic experience. For music enthusiasts who are looking to connect and share music with others, there isn’t one technology that is both about music, and meeting people. Reverb is a location-based social music service that encourages listeners to engage with others nearby, while creating new opportunities for music discovery.

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