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Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

Eva Ganglbauer, G. Fitzpatrick, G. Molzer:
"Creating visibility: understanding the design space for food waste";
Talk: Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, Ulm; 2012-12-04 - 2012-12-06; in: "MUM '12: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia", E. Rukzio (ed.); New York, NY, USA (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4503-1815-0; 10 pages.



English abstract:
Support for ecological sustainability is of growing interest and the
over-consumption, production and disposal of foods are a major
concern for sustainability, ethics and the economy. However, there
is a deficit in current understandings of how technologies could be
used within this area. In this paper we focus on food waste and
report on a qualitative study to understand daily food practices
around shopping planning, gardening, storing, cooking and
throwing away food, and their relations to waste. The findings
point to design-relevant factors such as losing sight and reordering; spatial, temporal and social constraints; trust and valuing
food source; and busyness, unpredictability and effort. The main
contribution of this paper is to understand food practices and in
turn to present seven dimensions of visibility to draw out
implications for designing mobile and ubiquitous technologies for
this new arena for design. We also present a prototype evolving
from our qualitative results, the mobile food waste diary

Keywords:
Sustainability, human food interaction, food waste, qualitative study, in-home tour, mobile diary;


"Official" electronic version of the publication (accessed through its Digital Object Identifier - DOI)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2406367.2406369


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