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(University Libraries, 2017-11-29)
(2017-07-12)A critical task in product design is mapping information from consumer to design space. Currently, this process largely depends on designers identifying and mapping psychological and consumer level factors to engineered ...
The Conceptual Access-Network Thesis: Theorizing the Success of New Internet-Based Products, Services, & Technologies (Inquiries Journal, 2017-03-13)The Conceptual Access-Network Thesis proposed suggests that the development or success of any new Internet-based product, service, or technology will ultimately be contingent upon how well it satisfies the criterion of ...
Theoretical Biomimetics: A biological design-driven concept for creative problem-solving as applied to the optimal sequencing of active learning techniques in educational theory (Universitat Politècnica de València, 2017-09-12)The article introduces the author’s concept of applying principles of biological design to drive creative problem-solving. It provides a brief background of the field of Biomimetics, which serves as a context for the ...
(MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2017-10-23)Definitions, uses, and understanding of technology have varied tremendously since Jacob Bigelow’s Elements of Technology in 1829. In addition to providing a frame of reference for understanding technology, the purpose of ...