Jonas Pfeil made this 360 degree camera, which will be a great tool one day for 3D mapping.
See video here:
Alicia Dudek's Blog
Editor's note: This post for the April ‘Ethnomining‘ edition comes from Rachel Shadoan and Alicia Dudek. Following on the past posts about hybrid methods, this one features another interesting case study involving an on-line role-playing game. Their work correspond to a different approach, based on visualizations, than what we saw in the two previous posts.
This video succinctly sums up my approach to my professional activities and methods.
I design and conduct people focused research, in order to extract insights which are used to direct impactful strategic change. It can be real world or digital. It can be tiny or huge, but if there is a problem or an opportunity I can guarantee that people are involved, and what I do best is figure out what they want, need, and hate so that we can all make better decisions.
If I was one to have things tattooed upon my body I believe this would be one of those things.
“You cannot get insights from dead people… go caffeinate.”
I am neck deep in writing a report that I love, hate, and can’t get enough of either way. I have gone native in my subject pool and have such empathy for the wonderful farmers of Australia that it could be construed as silly. Lucky for me that is what people want me to do, and they pay me to do it strategically, intelligently, and most important to transform it into actionable and useful information.
For some strange reason while taking a “break” on “Facebook” I came across a post of this letter which even more strangely just seemed to epitomize my mood deep in the depths of this report…