Presentation for DoME- Ubicomp 2010

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Presentation for DoME- Ubicomp 2010

  1. 1. Story Cultures: Understanding how stories of different cultures can influence digital memories.<br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  2. 2. TOTeMTales of things: Electronic memory<br />QR codes<br />Tagging objects<br />Internet of things’, refers to the technical and cultural as society moves towards a ubiquitous form of computing in which every device is ‘on’, and every device is connected in some way to the Internet.<br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  3. 3. Storytelling<br />Objects triggering stories<br />
  4. 4. Research Methods:- Cultural Probes- Semi structured interviews- Grounded theory methods<br />Analysis: - Network of memory maps<br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  5. 5. Cultural probes<br />Probes materials to collect information<br />Questionnaires:<br />1. A brief introduction about the participants and their network of family and friends in their community<br />2. What are the objects the participant posses that brings memories and stories to them? <br />3. Are there any ritual objects those participant posses? (Grandmother and great-uncle)<br />4. What does the object mean to the user? <br />5. What do the user associate the object to?<br />6. Do the user have any places or location that he/ she relates the objects to?<br />7. How often do the user travel outside the city? <br />8. What objects do they carry and leave behind when they travel? <br />9. What are the different emotional stories that the object reminds the user about? <br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  6. 6. ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  7. 7. - Participant selection<br />- Cross culture<br />- Inter generational <br />Geographical location <br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  8. 8. People and objects:<br />Physical mapping of memories/histories /stories<br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
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“I inherited this box from my grandfather who made it himself to keep his jewellery tools .When I hold it I always remember my father telling me how delicate and precious the tools where. As precious as the jewels that they made ”<br />- Family Archive<br />- Network of objects, People, Stories<br /><ul><li> Everyday activity
  10. 10. Memory box
  11. 11. Sentimental values
  12. 12. Key human values</li></ul>ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  13. 13. Family archive<br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  14. 14. Future studies<br />- Testing the Digital product with the same participants. <br />- Similar study with a larger community – Anstruther fisheries village ( North east of Scotland )<br />- Conducting workshops to collect stories and build a digital memory object for the community.<br />ArthiKanchanaManohar and Jon Rogers Dome IoT 2010 University of Dundee<br />
  15. 15. Thank you<br />ArthiKanchanaManohar<br />PhD Researcher<br />University of Dundee<br />Dundee<br />United Kingdom<br />M- +44-07522072254<br />http://journeythroughmyphd.blogspot.com/<br />E-mail: a.kanchanamanohar@dundee.ac.uk<br />

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