Monday was our final presentation for our chatbot, “Charlie” for our Designing Innovation class. For Qinyu and I, getting to this place was not easy but it sure was a lot of fun with loads of lessons learned along the way, but before I dive into those lessons, below is our final presentation to our…… Continue reading Charlie: Final Presentations and Reflections
After a conversation with Professor Tran and several conversations with my team partner, Qinyu, I decided to pursue my chatbot concept in full force. Well, almost. I’m currently poking at the keys because I suddenly developed severe pain in the lower part of my thumb which makes typing and micro movements excruciatingly painful. This, after…… Continue reading Chatbot: “Charlie”
Crossroads: This Idea or That Idea?
What do you do when you started down one path and all of a sudden another reveals itself? Just before Thanksgiving break, I found myself researching two ideas. I knew this wasn’t efficient but I felt compelled to explore the second idea more after the interviews I had conducted. Five interviews later I found that…… Continue reading Crossroads: This Idea or That Idea?
Designing Innovation: Teamwork, Prototypes and Feedback
Creating the Education Kitchen kit Prototype This is when our team really shined. Laura, Mackenize, Maria and I went full-on to design a prototype for our presentation last week. Laura especially took ownership designing the look and feel of Education Kitchen. I helped to guide and tweak a few things with the type and colors…… Continue reading Designing Innovation: Teamwork, Prototypes and Feedback
Designing Innovation: Concept Maps, Design Requirements and Proposed Solution
Concept Map: Connect the Dots Our concept map showing how our different ideas are directly connected or at least related in some way; some have more than just one connection. Based on our interviews with our stakeholders, our initial idea of a social media campaign came to a screeching halt once we realized the depth…… Continue reading Designing Innovation: Concept Maps, Design Requirements and Proposed Solution