The DishJockey: Integrating Multimedia into Everyday Activities

Johan Redström
Viktoria Research Institute and
the Department of Philosophy, Göteborg University

When exploring the possibilities with computer based multimedia, the user interface is central. The ideas proposed here suggest that we can find new ways of interacting with digital media by exploring the affordances of everyday things and activities. Using multimedia and novel interfaces, we can find ways of augmenting the affordances of everyday activities, in order to make them more entertaining. An example ľa thought experiment called the DishJockey- is discussed.

1.1 Keywords
Entertainment, multimedia, augmented reality, affordances.

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