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The (Digital) Place You Love Is Gone: Loss in Space
edUi Conference 2012
@mojoguzzi
MelissaHolbrookPierson.com
PervasiveIA.com/book
“Space is not geometry”“...[H]elp users reduce disorientation, build a sense of place, and increase legibility and way- finding across digital, physical, and cross- channel environments
+ = Place
do they really exist at all?
http://northforksound.blogspot.com/2010_09_01_archive.html
"Cognitive maps, formed by the brain upon first viewing a place, really don't like to be changed"
I went back to Ohio But my city was gone There was no train station There was no downtown South Howard had disappeared All my favorite places My city had been pulled down Reduced to parking spaces A, o, way to go Ohio
Well I went back to Ohio But my family was gone I stood on the back porch There was nobody home I was stunned and amazed My childhood memories Slowly swirled past Like the wind through the trees A, o, oh way to go Ohio
I went back to Ohio But my pretty countryside Had been paved down the middle By a government that had no pride The farms of Ohio Had been replaced by shopping malls And Muzak filled the air From Seneca to Cuyahoga falls Said, a, o, oh way to go Ohio
http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnpaultitlow/451069459/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Realize the effects that design changes have on users
Avoid unintended design disjunct
Understand how loss affects people
Know that we all will wanna go home, go back in time
Joe Sokohl Joe@RegularJoeConsulting.com 1.804.873.6964 @mojoguzzi
Many thanks!