mental health

The Ten Rings of The Mandarin

Tech Rings at CES – Become The Mandarin of Data Nerds

In the Marvel comics, one of Iron Man’s common enemies is The Mandarin. This villain is a warlord and criminal mastermind set on world domination; he rose to power after stumbling upon a set of Ten Rings. These rings were […]

Monster design

The Real Monsters (pt. 2) – Reborn

Along the lines of trolls/monsters in all of us, this brings a visage to internal mental workings. The Real Monsters are reborn!  Upon getting so much attention for my previous designs, I wanted to redesign the monsters and develop the

Mood Tracking Concept

This project imagines using a variety of data sources to track patients with mood disorders. Past trends in those sources correlated with identified mood patterns are used to identify upcoming episodes and deploy interventions to mitigate (notify therapist/friends/family, trigger automated

Mood Miner

Mood Tracking

This speculative design project was about the idea the we have many digital indicators that reflect our emotional state. Depressed people tend to use certain “junk” words (see Pennebaker’s work), so these known algorithms could detect emotional state from email