Cool aX Continents, Cultures and Communities

Read, Janet C., Fitton, Daniel, Little, Linda and Horton, Matthew (2012) Cool aX Continents, Cultures and Communities. In: CHI 2012 (ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems), 5-10 May 2012, Austin, Texas.

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Abstract

The ability to be or to create ‘cool’ is universally desirable, for individuals wishing to impress their peers and multinational corporations attempting to gain market share alike. To achieve cool, however, is as challenging as it is desirable; often fleeting, unexpected, uncontrolled and seemingly mysterious. This work builds upon previous work by the authors in understanding and designing for cool. Current literature and work on cool predominantly focuses on specific demographics of society without exploring its broader application. This workshop aims to explore and discuss the notion of cool and how it crosses the boundaries of continents, cultures and communities. This workshop aims to gather a deeper understanding of the different facets and contexts of cool, and whether cool as a concept can be globally defined.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2012 16:11
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2016 11:13
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5359

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