Pixelating reality Dr. Gigi Johnson @gigijohnson @maremel How Smartphones Shift NOW …and HERE #sxsw #NotHereNow
LIFE AT THE LOUVRE
NOT privacy question (here) PUBLIC SPACE ENGAGEMENT AND INTERACTION
Flickr/Steppschuh cc 2.0 Mobile: A Remote Control for Our Life
Mobile: extension of self or brain Memory extender Supplement or substitute Flickr/Steve Rainwater cc 2.0
Me Device Location/Context Context and Mental Time Travel Near Future Near Past
2 FACTORS: Photography as Performance & sensory co-attention/presence
“Recently, photography has become almost as widely practiced an amusement as sex and dancing…” -- Susan Sontag, 1977 Not New…
Brownie Camera: 1900 Cosmopolitan MagazineJune 1900
Mobile Ideation: 1999 Mobile communications device with a camera Abstract The invention pertains to a mobile communications device with a camera, comprising a microphone (5), loudspeaker, display, keypad and camera….
2003: Worried about Printing Digital Camera Ownership 20% of US Households 45% of US Internet HH 82% of digital camera users print photos at home (InfoTrends Research Group)
2011-2013: Shift to Mobile Cameras 2007: 100 million peak in digital cameras 2012: 98 million 2013: 30% drop to 63 million 2014: 20% drop forecast (Source: CIPA) 2013: est. 32% increase in smartphone sales (source: IDC)
We share...a lot Facebook: 250 billion photos 350 million uploads a day Flickr: 8 billion photos Instagram: 16 billion photos Tumblr: 50 billion posts
Social ROLES of Personal photos
Experience as Evidence Overheard at the Los Angeles Disney Concert Hall when the usher asked the patron to not take a picture: “How can I show people that I am here if I don’t have a picture?”
Selfies as Multicultural Social Norms Dec. 2013, Mandela Funeral, Getty Images, NY Daily News
March 2014, twitter.com/theellenshow pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap
Phil’s Photo Have phone extension cord
How do you see locationsembracing or engaging with mobile photography?
Social Consumption Before....vs. Now Public & fragmented Flickr/kballard cc 2.0
FoMO Fear of missing out …making the wrong decision on how to use our time...
How do you see personal screens used in social settings?
"See, you can't even sing because you're too busy taping!" Beyonce told a fan in July. "I'm right in your face baby, You gotta seize this moment baby! Put that damn camera down!“ -- USA Today, 2013
Traditional education Flickr/Accretion Disc cc 2.0
Family and friends
How do we Design for live spaces?
Context Me Device Collaboration Location/Context RETHINK Context: Rethink roles Rethink flows Design for Collaborators
Can we fold time? Bring our past contexts and stories History Pin History Harvest Findery Leave our current stories for future collaborators
How can we rethinkroles and context?
Invite new conversations
For Further Conversation(s) Gigi Johnson, EdD Maremel Institute @maremel @gigijohnson http://maremel.com