wud 2011 - bringing it to life

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Talk we had together with Marusa Novak at the World Usability Day 2011. Presenting our work bridging the gap between art, science, biology, technology...


  • 1. Bringing IT to lifeWhen art, plants andtechnology meet

2. 1_O-oo. World in danger!2_Making IT Human(e)3_Building the bridge4_Open-source, the way5_Participatory Design & Co-creation6_Case Study7_Game Over 3. O-oo. World in danger!Electronic waste, pollution,toxification, over-consumption ...Sustainable, ethical design.Myth or reality?Captain Planet:We must raise the global awareness! 4. Makin IT Human(e)Human-centered, user-centered,goal-directed, activity-centered,user-friendly, user experience...designBeyond users, beyond the limits of UXSymbiosis between biologicaland electronic systems (?) 5. Building_the_bridgeUX designers as architects of changeUSER - IT - NATURE / IT - USER - NATUREPLANTS Vs. ZOMBIES IT orPLANTS + IT ? 6. Open-source: Art & ITOpen-source already embraced in ITTechnology as means, not as goalRise of Intermedia art and mixing ofdisciplinesThe process of joint creation becomesthe art work, the result 7. Participatory design andco-creationNew users, new set of valuesCollective/shared intelligenceRise of user-generated contentDesign for user engagement, encourageparticipation,co-creation 8. Biomoddis an open source andco-created art project 9. Biomodd in Maribor & DelftNovember 2010, October 2011,10-14 days to ideate and assemble 10. I