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Papers/Notes: Sense and Sustainability

Tuesday, April 13
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

One Size Does Not Fit All: Applying the Transtheoretical Model to Energy Feedback Technology Design
Helen Ai He, University of Calgary, Canada
Saul Greenberg, University of Calgary, Canada
Elaine M. Huang, University of Calgary, Canada

Our motivational framework for sustainable design, based on the Transtheoretical Model, moves beyond a ?one-size-fits-all? solution to target individual motivations at different stages of behavioral change to motivate sustainable action.

Small Business Applications of Sourcemap: A Web Tool for Sustainable Design and Supply Chain Transparency
Leonardo Bonanni, MIT Media Laboratory, USA
Matthew Hockenberry, MIT Center for Future Civic Media, USA
David Zwarg, Avencia Inc., USA
Chris Csikszentmihályi, MIT Center for Future Civic Media, USA
Hiroshi Ishii, MIT Media Laboratory, USA

We present techniques for design and supply chain transparency to support social and environmental sustainability by small businesses from the perspective of a participatory process of design in HCI.

FeedWinnower: Layering Structures Over Collections of Information Streams
Lichan Hong, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), USA
Gregorio Convertino, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), USA
Bongwon Suh, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), USA
Ed H. Chi, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), USA
Sanjay Kairam, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), USA

Presenting an enhanced RSS feed reader helping users to filter feed items by four facets (topic, people, source, and time), thus facilitating feed triage. A formative evaluation is also reported.

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