Nadya Peek taught several short wearable workshops this week at Mediamatic, and during her talk she presents some of the works that the participants came up with. The gap between these 4 hour hacks and highly designed electro clothing is closing, many large company designs are originating with users. How are users gaining more agency in the design process of wearables?
Nadya Peek is a researcher in the Computing Culture group at the MIT Media Lab.
Jeffrey Warren is working on a mapping tool that allows users to make custom designed dynamic maps (cartagen.org). So far he was worked on mapping the urban wildlife in Manhattan, disaster response maps for Vietnam and pollution levels in Reykjavik.
Jeffrey Warren is a researcher in the Design Ecology group at the MIT Media Lab.