Category Archives: Memory making

CHI 2007: Do Life-Logging Technologies Support Memory for the Past? An Experimental Study Using SenseCam.

Do Life-Logging Technologies Support Memory for the Past? An Experimental Study Using SenseCam.
Abigail Sellen, Mike Aitken, Steve Hodges

“Experimentally evaluates the efficacy of still images in triggering the remembering of past personal events, having implications for how we conceive of and the claims we make about ‘life-logging’ technologies.”
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CHI 2007: Software or Wetware? Discovering When and Why People Use Digital Prosthetic Memory

Software or Wetware? Discovering When and Why People Use Digital Prosthetic Memory
Vaiva Kalnikaite, Steve Whittaker

“A laboratory study examining the factors influencing people’s choice of when to use prosthetic memory or organic memory and why. Can assist in developing effective memory aids.”

The author sees a trend from the man alone to man with paper to man with an accurate prosthetic memory. They ask how realistic this is. What are occasions when our organic memories are not good enough?
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CHI 2007: Understanding Videowork

Note: This blog is going to be flooded my CHI2007 notes.

Understanding Videowork
David Kirk, Abigail Sellen
Session: Capturing Life Experiences

“An in-depth study of how people work with home video, deriving two distinct sets of practices emerging from the interrelationship between technologies and users’ goals.”
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