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Tableau is a wooden table that is connected to the internet. Photos get printed out and left in the drawer for you to pick up physically and you can even place physical notes in the drawer and have them be turned in to a digital version that can be shared
With all the communication tools available to us, we sometimes forget how to just run into a friend, or to keep tabs on where family is. Social networking services provide a constant, low-resolution stream of what friends are doing, but they require attention to check and filter. This calls for a divergence toward simpler, more appropriate tools.
The proximeter is a wall instrument that tracks the past and future proximity of one’s family and friends. By abstracting existing calendar and social network feeds into a glanceable pattern of paths, it nurtures a sense of the general state of our scattered tribe and nudge us toward more face-to-face interactions when opportunities arise.
More than just telling you where people are right now, the proximeter tells you where people will be traveling, by subscribing to their online calendar and Dopplrfeeds. With a Twitter account, the instrument can also use other services to track people and objects through space and time, such as shipping packages or touring bands.
Each wallet acts a certain way based on your behaviour with money for instance the Bumblebee wallet vibrates every time a bank transaction is made to make you more aware of it. Mother bear makes opening your wallet tougher the closer you are to your monthly budget, Peacock changes it’s size depending on your account balance
Molly is a device which connects to your computer and links to your twitter, when you get a certain number of retweets she rewards you with a sweet