embodiment and interaction

When you knead clay, you have a direct experience of what you are doing. You feel the clay on your skin, its resistance and its smell. But there is more to it than just senses. Action equals changing something here in its very physical appearance. What you do and think …

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making gestures visible

Since the iPhone introduced capacitive touch screens to the consumer market we have touch gestures all around. Gestures are movements that are recognized and trigger a function. Web OS uses this heavily e.g. for closing applications, Apple uses them e.g. for making buttons for deleting mails visible.

It …

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