Monthly Archives: March 2012

Week 10 Jenna Davis | Winning Over the User

Personal take-home point from Prof. Davis’s lecture: Demand filters.  Simple but critical strategies for gauging community interest.  Example litmus test:  Is your target user willing to invest money, land, time, and/or labor into the project?  Another important factor to determine: … Continue reading

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Banny Bannerjee

Being a product design major, hearing Banny speak was especially exciting. I love seeing the design thinking model show to non PD majors – and seeing the way it can spark completely new angles of thought and design. I think … Continue reading

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Week 8

Banny Banerjee: What an engaging and provoking speaker!  Very glad I was able to see the video of this (thank you for filming!).  These very theoretical/abstract concepts were a great addition to the more concrete speaker line-up we’ve had.  I … Continue reading

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Banny Banerjee

I thought Banny’s talk on design thinking was very insightful.  I especially was intrigued by Banny’s argument that problems are just as undefined as solutions.  I usually view the world as having these set problems and we just need to … Continue reading

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Banny Banerjee reflection

I found Professor Banny Banerjee’s talk about design thinking to be very insightful. I personally did not have a strong understand of what design thinking was, as I only knew it as a buzz word around campus. Now, I have … Continue reading

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Defining the X in OXO

Brief Team Update: Last weekend, our team got the prototype to work!  Now it’ll be on to tackling the finer details, like chlorine dosage and flow-rates, adjustable by both the water source & by varying the size of the bypass … Continue reading

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Banny – Design Thinking

I absolutely loved Professors Banny’s talk yesterday. I thought it that was a creative way to think was we prepare ourselves for our projects. I especially liked the concept of understanding and framing the problem as a way to better … Continue reading

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