OUR LAB FOCUSES ON THREE TOPIC AREAS:


 
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ON-DEMAND ECONOMY

The Future of
Work


We have become inseparable from the capabilities made possible by digital tools. Our productivity depends on computing networks for finding and executing our digital work. Our economy depends on social networks for distributing resources, facts, and permissions.
What is the best way for people to organize and collaborate using distributed network technology that are both economically viable and socially sustainable?
 
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POST-IDENTITY LIFE

The Future of
Personal Data


Fair and open data-markets are the backbone of trustworthy services.
The future of personal data requires intuitive systems that balance privacy, fairness, security, openness and sustainability.


What is the best way for people to comprehend and control their online identities while ensuring peace-of-mind and the integrity of their personal data?
 
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PIXELSTREAM ADDICTION

The Future of
Engagement


As design technology makes computing systems more powerful and useful, we find ourselves more dazzled by its pixie dust. We love it when people give us things we enjoy, but the problem is that enjoyment is a brain-circuit that's easily to hack and addict.

What is the best way to design behaviors, interactions and interface technology that yields experiences and routines that are socially and psychologically healthy?