Team Mine from NYU ITP wins Best System Design at the 2013 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit as part of the Design Expo – Making Data Useful: Improving Your Life, Community, and World [Instagram]
Mine presentation at the 2013 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit (by andresmh)
Check out coverage of Mine on PBS Idea Lab 5 Civic Projects Aim to Make Data Useful
This was the logo I made for the Mine project. The project is all about data miners, giving users a warning sign when harmful information appears on social media. Some prior sketches are below.
Here is a video Walkthrough of the Mine UI , also below in stills – I completely redesigned the UI in the Metro design style.
After gathering some great data from our interviews, we iterated to the final presentation of our design. Companies are getting more active in pursuing your social media information, and more specific in their analyses of it. Through everything you post
Brainstorming It’s obvious we need to see how real people rate others. What kinds of questions would get quality results while also providing value to the user being analyzed? Given some real pictures of ourselves and friends on social media,
Brainstorming fine-grained controls had led people to “share more sensitive information with larger, and possibly riskier, audiences.” Iterate We imagined some interfaces for our product that were more impactful and not overcrowded with data. One was a playful take on
Brainstorming What is it?What does it do?We are asking ourselves… ? What would someone do who is beyond helping? fake your death, create a new identity, move to place without Facebook Career/employer rating: “the best job you could get with
Bringing together everything we brainstormed and discussed, we created an early design iteration of what would eventually become Mine. Insurability, date-ability, employability, loan-ability How do your Facebook profile, your FourSquare check-in history, and other social media personal data affect opaque
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