Who we are in Post-Anthroposcene

In the era of Anthropocene, Human design for human-center world, however we are damage our environment by development. “As the world’s population has more than doubled in the last forty-five years to seven billion, it starts to become clear that the plant had limited resources and we were using them up fast.” (Anthony Dunne, Fiona…

Finding the sixth sense for human

Due to the gene difference, we cannot have some sense which animals have. But we can use technologies to have the sixth sense. Benjamin H. Bratton share a opinion in Notes on Extinction, Emergence and Biochemical Design that in the post-anthropocene, if human want to survive, we need to collaborate with inorganic species that we construction. After…

Reference for Turtle Shell Home

CoolClimate Maps http://coolclimate.berkeley.edu/maps By using  local census and weather data to examine the average household carbon footprint of more than 31,000 U.S. zip codes. We can find obviously by the map that in New York City, the area in the center of city produce less greenhouse gas emissions perversion than the sprawling suburbs. The Song…

Inspiration by Other’s Work

There are some works which inspire us by other designers. Rather than using new technologies to making functional products, they concern more with social, cultural and ethical elements. For example in Between Reality And the Impossible, The projects consists of a number of design proposals presented through models, photographic scenarios, videos and 3D texts. Obviously,…

Social thing 07 — Technology process, outcomes and further work

  The work demonstrate how the shoes instruct runner by sensor. However, the signal should be given by GPS, each block in the city give different signal by distance. So for furthering the work of this shoes, I need to figure out  how to use GPS module to give signals for the vibration. Also I am thinking about…

Social Thing 06 — Second Prototype

In the studio we did our 2nd prototype. I put a vibrator in a shoe which can give different vibration frequency, to show audience what kind of feeling will have when they experience the object. And I have got lots of useful feedback from them. There are three main questions found by this prototype. Firstly,…

Social thing 04 — First Prototype and Rethink

First Prototype The first idea is to make an app witch can connect a device. The function of the app is to choose the destination where runners want to explore. After starting running, the app only show how many miles close to your destination. And the device will be used to connect the app, by…

Social Thing 03 — Research 02 Join the Tribe

Research 02 Join the Tribe There is a community based in London, the name is City Runner. I have joined this community and joined few activities. I found some features of them. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday they have specific route for running together. This is a good way to contact each runner together. But…