Smarter Scholarly Texts

From The Theme PUBLISH ON DEMAND WHAT IF What if we could streamline academic article production for both authors and publishers through the use of extensible markup language in an assisted automated system? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO Our goal was to develop a scholarly article parsing toolchain that would include a parsing engine, […]

The Utility of Calming Technologies in Integrative Productivity

From The Theme KNOWLEDGE WORKER PRODUCTIVITY WHAT IF What if we could use technologies for sensing, feedback and interpretation of cognition, affect and physiology to avoid stress, maintain focus and increase calm? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to identify the parameters of systems that could improve mental patterns by influencing cognitive […]

Leveraging Team Information Interactions to Reveal Project Workflows

From The Theme KNOWLEDGE WORKER PRODUCTIVITY WHAT IF What if we could improve the productivity of knowledge workers by developing information management tools that are capable of communicating design processes? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to develop a tool that contributed to knowledge workers’ process and productivity by providing project teams […]

Designing an Interactive, Browsable Archive of Video-based Digital Estates

From The Theme MEMORY, ESTATE AND LEGACIES IN A DIGITAL WORLD WHAT IF What if we could create a dynamic and interactive digital archive that allows users to fluidly browse, skim and annotate its various resources? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to develop semi-automated tools for converting a multimedia academic collection […]

Digital Estate and Identity in the New Landscape of Work

From The Theme MEMORY, ESTATE AND LEGACIES IN A DIGITAL WORLD WHAT IF What if we could track and understand the variety of factors influencing the ways that digital media might enable and constrain identity during a person’s entire work life? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO Our goal is to develop the first comprehensive […]

Kindred Britain 2.0 – Can We Walk the Past’s Streets

From The Theme MEMORY, ESTATE AND LEGACIES IN A DIGITAL WORLD WHAT IF What if we could create a multidimensional, dynamic and interactive visual infographic, combining data on people, time and space to track the evolution of concepts, relationships and ideas? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO Our goal is to leverage a curated and […]

Lacuna Stories

From The Theme DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS WHAT IF What if we could provide an online platform for social reading, writing and annotation? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to expand and improve data collection and analysis for Lacuna Stories, a project of Stanford’s Poetic Media Lab. Lacuna Stories is an open-source, online […]