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Formulating "the obvious" as a task request to the crowd: an interactive design experience across cultural and geographical boundaries

Stanley, Colin, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Edwin Blake, Kasper Rodil, Gereon Koch Kapuire, Donovan Maasz and Michael Chamunorwa (2016) Formulating "the obvious" as a task request to the crowd: an interactive design experience across cultural and geographical boundaries. In Proceedings 14th Participatory Design Conference 2(86-87), Aarhus, Denmark.

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Abstract

The exhibition will demonstrate the technologies that were co-designed with Namibian rural communities with the main objective of preserving Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and Cultural Heritage (CH). Set up as a simulation we showcase how rural communities collect information (images, text, audio, video) about their traditional items or events to be crowdsourced to graphic designers. The graphic designers then model the items in 3D format and send back the rural communities for evaluation and acceptance to be integrated into the existing technologies. Conference participants will be engaged in exploring the technologies as well as discussions around the specific usage and design challenges.

EPrint Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:Crowdsourcing; Rural communities; community-based co-design
Subjects:D Software: D.2 SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
ID Code:1121
Deposited By:Stanley, Colin
Deposited On:29 November 2016