PHASE – Design for UNICEF Final Project

PHASE is a web community designed to connect NGO users with the information they need. We propose creating a website that expedites the flow of information by relief workers on the ground to outsource tasks that require specialized technology skills to complete. By doing so, relief workers’ capacity to work efficiently is increased. This project was developed at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in the course Design for UNICEF taught by John Dimatos. Project leads are Sarah Jenny Bleviss, Joshua Kleiner, and Nancy Change. Please view our presentation: Share... Read The Rest →

Sutainable DIY New Media

In 2007, my colleague Damien and I presented at Women, Action and the Media! at M.I.T. a workshop entitled Sustainable DIY New Media. I’ve just come across the presentation in its entirety on video. Presenters: Sarah Jenny Bleviss, new media artist, social justice advocate, former blogger, and web developer for $pread Magazine Axon Damien Luxe, DIY media-maker, electro performer, art director, and event curator, aka Hadassah Hill The goal of this presentation is to relay vital, how-to new media strategies for people with limited to moderate internet experience and no... Read The Rest →

Design for UNICEF: Design Challenge

In this design challenge, each team was asked to create three solutions to design problems in disaster scenarios that involves a Nokia 1100 phone and a wireless FM receiver. My team and I came up with the following solutions. Watch the presentation to review. Share → Tweet