Looking at Technology with Parkour Eyes

Flint, T., Turner, P. (2014, June). Looking at Technology with Parkour Eyes. Paper presented at Interaction Design and Children, Aarhus University.


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Abstract

This workshop paper discusses the theme of repurposing and its relationship to appropriation. By centering on the social, cultural aspect of appropriation we link it to affordance through structuration theory. We argue that children view technology without preconceived cultural understandings. We then present an interactive piece that utilizes eyetracking software, designed to generate social interaction.
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Authors

Tom Flint
Lecturer
t.flint@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2375
Phil Turner
Reader
p.turner@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2721

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