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Smallviewsbigworld

  1. 1. Small Views in a Big World A conceptual design by Christin Staubo Design Challenge To create a calming intervention that uses technology and has a social component Time limit: 10 daysStanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com
  2. 2. Small Views in a Big World Persuasive Purpose To help people be more aware of their actions by being more aware of their surroundings and Develop a wide world view.Stanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com
  3. 3. User Description Been training yoga and/or meditation for several years. Have the ability and the motivation to be more aware of their reactions. But the yoga helps them to feel better in the studio and not necessary at work.Stanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com
  4. 4. Small views in a big world Jenny wakes up with a text While she walks to work she sees a She takes a photo of it on her phone She send the photo to Small views message that tells her to red flower growing up from the instantly look for red things today. pavement, usually she wouldn’t notice it. After a week of capturing she comments on a beautiful She also looks at her week in She is happy that now that she walks to work she goes on the site and photo Tom took review, it makes her feel that life is she notices things that she has never noticed sees others contributions, not just flying away she is present. before and she feels more happy and calmerStanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com
  5. 5. Prototype of SVBWStanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com
  6. 6. Features/Functionality • Records your findings during the week, like a diary- send you a picture strip of the week in photos • Let you see other peoples finding • Comment on them • And be inspired by them • Build a community of like minded peopleStanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com
  7. 7. Theoretical Justifications • Creating a wide view on the world is just as important as remembering to breath. Usually we have a very focused mindset, but this mindset if overused creates stress • It is important to create a community and be reliable to someone when doing this behavior changeStanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com
  8. 8. Next Steps in Design Process • Launch to 20 users • After 7 days ask them for suggestions of what to look for • After 7days give them a weekly report • Mid way survey • Final survey • Final presentationStanford University, Spring 2011CS377T- Calming Tech / Behavior Design Christin Staubo emaces.com

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