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chris a. wronski




  Good afternoon.
   Interactive Product Design | Spring 2010 | Project Proposal
let me tell you about my arduino project.




mama                                      a device that enforces break time.
it’s called mama.
       and that’s what the box it’s in looks like.




mama                                             ...
mama likes to make sure you’re taking breaks.




mama                                        a device that enforces break...
!
       health            safety         creative genius




       there are many benefits to taking breaks.




mama   ...
Using accelerometers, an
                Australian study found that
                people who took breaks from
         ...
Rest is a key component in
                    ensuring the performance of the




       !
                    musculoske...
Neuroscientists examining how
                   the human brain solves problems
                   can confirm that exper...
my project revolved around ways
        to facilitate diverse behavior.



mama                                 a device t...
especially when we’re buried deep in work
         and forget to care about ourselves.



mama                            ...
10




   conversation        competition   caring               reward




                  a variety of motivators and
...
but these solutions were too heavy.




mama                                   a device that enforces break time.
!?!




       mama doesn’t care about your wireframes.
          you need to go outside right now.



mama               ...
the end result is brutally simple.




mama                                   a device that enforces break time.
a break is referred to as “going outside.”
          meaning, walking in outdoor light.



mama                           ...
if you don’t take a break within a
       one hour window on your own...



mama                                   a devic...
mama yells at you.




mama                        a device that enforces break time.
and doesn’t stop yelling until
        you’ve satisfied break time.



mama                                a device that e...
it’s embarrassing, annoying, and scary.




mama                                     a device that enforces break time.
prototype
mama    a device that enforces break time.
prototype
mama    a device that enforces break time.
the components




mama                    a device that enforces break time.
Y



            Z        X




       3 axis accelerometer




mama                          a device that enforces break...
photoresistor




mama                   a device that enforces break time.
deathnoise generator




mama                          a device that enforces break time.
if(motion < 5 &&
         analogRead(light) < 370){

          breakneed = true;
          makenoise = true;
          if(...
video




mama           a device that enforces break time.
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  1. 1. chris a. wronski Good afternoon. Interactive Product Design | Spring 2010 | Project Proposal
  2. 2. let me tell you about my arduino project. mama a device that enforces break time.
  3. 3. it’s called mama. and that’s what the box it’s in looks like. mama a device that enforces break time.
  4. 4. mama likes to make sure you’re taking breaks. mama a device that enforces break time.
  5. 5. ! health safety creative genius there are many benefits to taking breaks. mama a device that enforces break time.
  6. 6. Using accelerometers, an Australian study found that people who took breaks from sedentary time had shown signs that correlated with decreased metabolic risks. Diabetes Care health mama a device that enforces break time.
  7. 7. Rest is a key component in ensuring the performance of the ! musculoskeletal system. Frequent breaks can decrease the duration of a task and help lower the exposure to ergonomic injury risk. Stanford University safety mama a device that enforces break time.
  8. 8. Neuroscientists examining how the human brain solves problems can confirm that experiencing a creative insight hinges on the ability to synthesize connections between seemingly disparate things. A key factor of which is time away from the problem. Open Forum creative genius mama a device that enforces break time.
  9. 9. my project revolved around ways to facilitate diverse behavior. mama a device that enforces break time.
  10. 10. especially when we’re buried deep in work and forget to care about ourselves. mama a device that enforces break time.
  11. 11. 10 conversation competition caring reward a variety of motivators and metaphors were explored. mama a device that enforces break time.
  12. 12. but these solutions were too heavy. mama a device that enforces break time.
  13. 13. !?! mama doesn’t care about your wireframes. you need to go outside right now. mama a device that enforces break time.
  14. 14. the end result is brutally simple. mama a device that enforces break time.
  15. 15. a break is referred to as “going outside.” meaning, walking in outdoor light. mama a device that enforces break time.
  16. 16. if you don’t take a break within a one hour window on your own... mama a device that enforces break time.
  17. 17. mama yells at you. mama a device that enforces break time.
  18. 18. and doesn’t stop yelling until you’ve satisfied break time. mama a device that enforces break time.
  19. 19. it’s embarrassing, annoying, and scary. mama a device that enforces break time.
  20. 20. prototype mama a device that enforces break time.
  21. 21. prototype mama a device that enforces break time.
  22. 22. the components mama a device that enforces break time.
  23. 23. Y Z X 3 axis accelerometer mama a device that enforces break time.
  24. 24. photoresistor mama a device that enforces break time.
  25. 25. deathnoise generator mama a device that enforces break time.
  26. 26. if(motion < 5 && analogRead(light) < 370){ breakneed = true; makenoise = true; if(makenoise == true ) { digitalWrite(speaker, HIGH); } else { digitalWrite(speaker, LOW); } goTo(0); LCD.print("Mama Says... "); delay(1000); über awesome code mama a device that enforces break time.
  27. 27. video mama a device that enforces break time.
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