Food and interaction design: designing for food in everyday life

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Proceedings titleCHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Conference30th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2012, 5 May 2012 through 10 May 2012, Austin, TX
Pages27672770; # of pages: 4
Subjectalternative food cultures; Field studies; human-food-interaction; Interaction design; Positive interaction; Wellbeing; Food products; Health; Psychology computing; Sustainable development; Human engineering
AbstractFood and interaction design presents an interesting challenge to the HCI community in attending to the pervasive nature of food, the socio-cultural differences in food practices and a changing global foodscape. To design for meaningful and positive interactions it is essential to identify daily food practices and the opportunities for the design of technology to support such practices. This workshop brings together a community of researchers and practitioners in human-food interaction to attend to the practical and theoretical difficulties in designing for human-food interactions in everyday life. Through a practical field study and workshop we explore themes of food experiences, health and wellbeing, sustainability and alternative food cultures. © 2012 Authors.
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AffiliationInformation and Communication Technologies; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number21270068
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