Technologies such as smart phones and home computers have entirely changed the way humanity interacts and the work environment in which we live out our daily lives. But it is often with a fleeting chuckle or jokes do people concern themselves with the damage that poor posture and a sedentary lifestyle are causing. The very […]Read more "Jakub: Posture extended scenario design"
Good afternoon James. What field of design are you most active in? I’m mostly focused on concept art for film and games and that’s what I’m working towards. But in the meantime, the work I tend to get is more along the lines of illustration with a realistic or scifi edge. The reason is because […]Read more "Jakub: Design and its future heading with freelance designer James Choe"
Imagine the days of old, an architect slaving over a drafting table or an automotive manufacturer spending days on simple clay models. Often it was the case that these were the creative tools that designers, architects and artists relied on in order bring their concepts to life and develop them into market ready products. Progress […]Read more "Jakub: BIG DATA and the changing face of design."
Social media can equally be celebrated for re-creating community bonds as it can be blamed for pushing individuals further and further from each other. But is this growing narrative display a spirit of self-awareness or does it become more prone to error and exaggeration? Two key factors of narcissistic behaviour include exaggerated self-appraisal and unreasonable […]Read more "Jakub: Narcissism in the technological age"
From my observations and research, I have extracted four key observations and will analyze the poor postural habits we have developed in trying to conform to technology. These observations were made at the UTS library, at home and on the train, where seated technology interaction was high. These were photographed and observed in notes and […]Read more "How we are conforming to technology"
This blog will explore my observations and research into the postural pains felt while interacting with technology. This research will support Anna’s work on acupuncture and light therapy. This will then be combined with strapping tailored in response to my observations of how to reverse the most prominently observed postural problems. The largest problem with […]Read more "CAITLIN – How Posture and Design Come Together"
Pre-dated conceptions from the industrial revolution about the association that advancements in technology are positive and lead to economic gain have become embedded in society (Stein, 2015). This fixed mindset means people are less likely to question their interaction with technology and the possible negative impacts of these on individuals, businesses and communities. This is […]Read more "CAITLIN – Are our social constructs of technology hurting us?"