Looking at a classic experiment done by Edward Diener at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his colleagues way back in the 1970s with regards to anonymity and anti-social behaviour.
The researchers were interested in what situational factors lead children to engage in antisocial behavior, specifically stealing and breaking rules. They set up several houses’ entryways with two bowls –one with fun-sized Read more →
Maslow’s Pyramid of Needs
As humans, we have developed many needs over time that are closely related to our survival, existence and evolution. In a way, everything we do in our daily lives is in either a direct or an indirect way related to these needs. Abraham Mallow was the first to summarize the research related to human behavior by Read more →
1. SciO – Consumer physics.
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It is the world’s first affordable molecular sensor that fits in the palm of your hand. SCiO is a tiny spectrometer and allows you to get instant relevant information about the chemical make-up of materials around you, sent directly to your smartphone.
2. Nitrate (NO3) counter – SOEKS
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From previous posts, I am currently situating my product as an amalgamation between a kitchen appliance and a medical device.
On one hand, it has to be fitting in the kitchen and integrated into part of the cooking process, so as to achieve convenience and efficiency. On the other hand, it has to work like a medical device that accurately detects Read more →
When to check for adulteration?
After changing my idea from an on-the-go detector to a home-based device that is a part of the cooking process, I did a quick study of the different stages that food goes through in the kitchen.
I realize that the later adulteration is detected in this journey, the more effort is wasted on all the steps before Read more →
1. Rotimatic – designed by Zimplistic
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This product is an automatic roti making kitchenware. It simplifies and automates each step of traditional roti making process by using computer algorithms.
This product offers an on-demand approach as compared to the traditional batch making approach. Roti is made one at a time. A precise number of units are produced as Read more →
Extracted from Emerald Insight: Co-creating Value through customer’s experiences
By Venkat Ramaswamy
Venkat Ramaswamy, the co-author (with C.K. Prahalad) of The Future of Competition: Co-creating Unique Value with Customers (Harvard Business Press, 2004), is a Hallman Fellow and Professor of Marketing at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan (venkatr@ umich.edu). His current book project (with Francis Gouillart) has the working title Co-creating Read more →
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This post includes research information that was presented at the 2nd presentation and other pieces that were left out due to time constraint. Simple explanations are included with links to separate posts on each matter.
Survey result: consumer base.
In this activity, 120 short surveys were conducted at various locations (survey questions can be found here)
The Read more →
incorporating LED to jewelry can add the elements of surprise and the uniqueness of the design. However, there might be the risk of making the jewelry into Halloween costume decoration. The design and the choice o color is very important.
take note above us a self-construct simple LED jewelry kit, which means it is possible to hide everything at the back of Read more →
There are many different types of materials for 3D printing, each has its owe characteristics, pros and cons. Here are some of the more common options:
-Also called White, strong & flexible/ Durable plastic/ White plastic
-Strong and flexible plastic
-1mm minimum wall thickness
-Naturally white, but you can get it colored
-About 10 layers per 1mm
-Made from powder
-Alumide=Polyamide + Aluminum
-Interlocking, moving parts possible
ABS:(Home Read more →