Cook & Eat Together — Paper prototype

We are Xinrui, Elif and Guo. Today, we want to introduce the non-functional prototype of our App, Cook & Eat Together. First, we would like to introduce the navigation design; then, we use a video to show the dynamic functions of our app; later, we will introduce the interaction design; at last, we will show you…

Marriage? Family? No

Today, I would like to introduce my online ethnography study on an open Chinese online forum. The forum consists of people who do not want to be married or have babies. In the article, I am going to analyze the reasons why they are in the online forum. Culture background At beginning, I want to…

Proposal for “Cook & Eat together”

Do you want to cook food or eat with others? Have you ever found it difficult in sending event invitation? If you have, maybe we can solve your problems by making a website based mobile App, “Cook & Eat Together”. This app is designed for those who are interest in making food together with others, and…

Does discourse power belong to consumers?

Nowadays, for corporations and organizations, the network social media means a huge commercial landscape. For consumers, social media enables “users to produce and share on-line content, radically changing the traditional communication paradigms and turning the former mass information consumers to the present information producers” [1]. In terms of online marketing, consumers’ role has changed in…

Wikipedia, a collaborative online encyclopedia

Today, I would like to use the concept of design patterns to study the website, Wikipedia. What is Wikipedia? On Wikipedia, there is a general introduction about itself, “Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation and based on an openly editable model…Wikipedia is written collaboratively by largely anonymous Internet…

Social media & I

Hello, everyone, my name is Xinrui Lu. I come from China. I am a student at the master program “Social Sciences in Digital Media & Society” at Uppsala University. I received my bachelor degree in communication from University of China, which is one of the top universities in the communication and media field in China.…