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"This might be stupid, but...": participatory design with community displays and postcards

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper

Published

Publication date10/12/2008
Host publicationOZCHI '08 Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction: Designing for Habitus and Habitat
Place of publicationNew York
PublisherACM
Pages41-48
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)0-9803063-4-5
Original languageEnglish

Conference

ConferenceOZCHI 2008
CityCairns, Australia
Period8/12/0812/12/08

Conference

ConferenceOZCHI 2008
CityCairns, Australia
Period8/12/0812/12/08

Abstract

We describe our experiences of designing a digital community display with members of a rural community. These experiences are highlighted by the development of printed and digital postcard features for the Wray Photo Display, a public photo-sharing display designed with the community, which was trialled during a popular village fair where both local residents and visitors interacted with the system. This trial allowed us to examine the relative popularity and differences in usage between printed and digital postcard, and offer insights into the uses of these features with community-generated content and potential problems encountered.