Food for Thought: Designing for Critical Reflection on Food Practices

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  2. Dr Jaz Choi
  3. Dr Robert Comber
  4. Dr John McCarthy
Author(s)Choi JH, Linehan C, Comber R, McCarthy J
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Publication type Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Conference NameDesigning Interactive Systems
Conference LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Year of Conference2012
Legacy Date11-15 June 2012
Volume
Pages793-794
ISBN9781450312103
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This workshop is a continuation and extension to the successful past workshops including [4, 5, 6]. The workshop addresses the opportunities and challenges for the design of digital interactive systems that engage individuals in critical reflection on their everyday food practices -- including designing for engagement in more environmentally aware, socially inclusive, and healthier behaviour. These three themes represent the focus of much recent HCI work related to food. The workshop aims to further the conversation on these themes through understanding specifically how the process of critical reflection can be encouraged by interactive technology. While the focus will be on food as an application area, the intention is to also explore, more generally, how the process of critical reflection can be facilitated through interactive technology. The workshop provides a unique forum to discuss existing theoretical and pragmatic approaches, and to envision novel ways to design technology that encourages sustained critical reflection.
PublisherACM Press
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2317956.2318077
DOI10.1145/2317956.2318077
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