Category Archives: Weekly Post

Concept Model

Since I was stuck with my thesis last week, I used my learned knowledge from the Dan Brown workshop to try his concept of visual thinking. The model I came up with is a start and shows that there are … Continue reading

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Status update

My thesis is divided into two parts. During the last semester I concentrated on the first part: collecting and building a legacy. Here, I have to think a little more about the content strategy. Elliott gave me the good tip … Continue reading

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The Key Concept

Please click on the picture to see the next slide. Main touchpoints in the service design experience are a “key”, a website and the actual legacy that will be inherited (can be a book, letters, etc.). The key is a physical … Continue reading

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Project Goals

Future Proven I am creating a service design experience which will enable the user to save, curate and inherit data. The service should reflect that the user will have a long-lasting experience with the service and that this experience can … Continue reading

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3 Concepts

Introduction The goal of this weeks presentation was to articulate three possible concepts. Those concepts needed to be considered enough to enable us to choose one of the to develop further and take into next semester. In my research I … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Ideation

This week I put a lot of thinking in the value proposition of the service. Since I had the chance to talk to Jesse (co-founder of Entrustet) this weekend I asked about his opinion on this topic. His insights and … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Business Model Canvas

This week we were given the task to to think about a business model within our chosen thesis space. With not having a concrete solution in mind this was a fairly difficult thing to do. What this task did do … Continue reading

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Week 7 – One-on-one Interviews

I had some one-on-one interviews last week and was lucky enough to get insights from Paul Andrew Leonhard Licensed Funeral Director and Vice President at Gravenor – Home for Funerals and James Leedam from UK based Natural Burial Grounds. In … Continue reading

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Week 6 – “Living Objects”

The relationship between digital and physical mementos made me think in a different direction when Elliott my thesis advisor asked: “Your little sheep: what if you kept photos of your sheep on facebook?” I always thought about the object as … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Survey

In order to get a better understanding of how people define important digital data I conducted a survey. I wanted to find out if people differentiate between important data from the present (“You have only 10 minutes before your entire … Continue reading

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