Wikipages for previous editions of the course, email archives, etc.
HFID Group Webpages Fall 2015
This semester's projects are:
Fall 2015 Projects:
- 2 Hot 2 Cold - Improving the videoconference experience
- Los Ninos - Helping roommate-seekers find roommates and apartments
- Sandstorm - Facilitating carpool organization
- Tsunami - Envisioning a better way to wake up
- Derecho - Rethinking room draw at Olin
- Tropical Storm - Addressing the needs of video chatters
HFID Group Webpages Fall 2014
- 42 - Improving Brain-Computer Interfaces
- Clark is Superman - Rethinking how people self-checkout at supermarkets
- Death by Hypothermia - Exploring new interfaces for efficient shopping
- I am your Father - Facilitating healthy eating on a budget
- It's People - Making working with 3D printers more straightforward for all
- Mr. Green With the Candlestick in the Lounge - Updating how patients experience physical therapy
- The Real Keyser Soze - Addressing the needs of dining hall users
- The Witch Melts - Helping people view and learn from their LinkedIn networks in new ways
HFID Group Webpages Fall 2013
- Team Cinnamon - designing an improved course registration process for Olin students.
- Team Nutmeg - creating an app for folks who cook dinners for their families.
- Team Old Spice - envisioning a way to enhance the collaborative ordering experience in family-style restaurants.
- Team Sassafras - imagining an improved grocery shopping experience for parents and children.
- Team Wasabi - improving campus room reservation systems.
HFID Group Webpages Fall 2012
Blackbeard Improving work orders systems.
Fallera Social cooking.
Hollywoodian Helping young professionals meet up.
Honest Abe bowling alley interfaces.
Liberty Spikes An Errand reminder based on location.
Mutton Chops Improving the golf experience.
Nietzsche Making the MBTA riding experience better.
Soul Patch Empowering personal trainers to interface with clients in new ways.
Unibros Upgrading the interfaces to elevators.
Ajax (the lesser) aspires to make cross-registration easier.
Chaos is hoping to improve the travel experience for groups.
Chronos wants to help people find interesting things to do.
Eris is working on improving the experience surrounding GPS use.
Hephaestus hopes to make it easier to sublet an apartment at a distance.
Ixion has its eyes on the clothes-shopping experience.
Odyssey is focused on how students manage their assignments.
Sisyphus is examining the drive-through interface for fast food restaurants.
The Four Winds want to make it easier to share videos on handhelds in a small group.
Trojans are looking at how patrons provide feedback in campus dining halls.
99 Luftballons are investigating personal privacy settings in a social network such as Facebook.
American Pie are exploring e-reading and annotating.
Chumbawanga are designing a (digital) camera with the needs of older users in mind.
Eiffel65 are trying to improve the MBTA ticket sales kiosks.
Europe are examining opportunities to improve the experience of bar patrons.
Forever Young are probing opportunities for home energy monitoring.
Frijid Pink are looking at alternatives to the Windows Task Manager.
Lieutenant Pigeon are facilitating social connectivity for recent college grads/"transitioners".
Men Without Hats are re-designing (classroom and presentation) audiovisual systems.
Rock Me Amadeus are focusing on multi-function office printers.
Safety Dance are working on improving parcel shipping.
Whoomp! There it Is are helping families sort out their scheduling needs.
Team Five Guys were redesigning the treadmill experience.
Team Fresh City were rewriting the activity of collaboration on (academic) paper writing.
Team In-N-Out were working on making the study away process at Olin easier.
Team Panda Express were designing an interface to help college freshmen arrange their dorm furniture on move-in day.
Team Taco Bell were making the restaurant experience more satisfying for those with dietary restrictions.
Wiki Pages: SpringOhNine
Team Pages: Spring '09
Team Chartreuse designed a tool to help in splitting the check at a restaurant.
Team Happy Ever After designed a navigation aid kiosk for visitors to a city.
Team Laser Lemon designed a firefox extension to aid in using browser history.
Team Manatee designed a supermarket kiosk to help shoppers.
Team Mango Tango designed a handheld (iphone) app for visitors to a city seeking restaurants.
Team Neon Carrot designed a help/tutorial system for microsoft word.
Team Screamin' Green designed a tool to help job-seekers manage their applications.
Team Timberwolf designed a remote control/interface for a home entertainment center.
Team Wisteria designed a "magic mirror" tool for fitness buffs.
Wiki Pages: SpringOhEight
This version of the course was taught by the amazing Matt Jadud.
Team Moonstruck: Beth, Saki, Scott, Ash
Team Om-Nom.com: Stephen, Nina, Nick, Kathleen
"[Our team] is going to be known as "Om-Nom.com" after the respected truffle company founded by Connor Riley. (More information can be found at www.om-nom.com)"
Team Knipschildt: Leif, Crawford, Chris, Pogo
Team Half-Baked: Jessi, Duc, Chris, Tim
Wiki Pages: FallOhSix
Team Pages: Fall '06
Team Betamax, a project to design a better web portal (at least for their target users).
Team Democracy, software to assist in group formation (e.g., team assignments for SCOPE).
Team Internet Explorer, a redesign of the Craigslist.org interface.
Team Kerosene, who are redesigning a theatrical lighting board.
Team Papyrus, a project to build a better poster printer interface.
Team Windows 95, a redesign of the interface to the Instron machine in the Materials Science lab.
Wiki Pages: FallOhFive
Wiki-internal links probably aren't working (yet). You can fix them manually by inserting FallOhFive/ into your browser's url box before the page name.
Team Gorgonzola: Degree Audit remixed, a way-beyond-Jenzabar site for course planning/advising
Team Gouda, a blender-inspired online music player
Team Stilton Blue, a automobile sound system
Team Swiss: Master Merge, an improved mail merge
Team Velveeta, a calendaring system
Team White Cheddar, a room scheduling program
Wiki Pages: SpringOhFive
Wiki-internal links probably aren't working (yet). You can fix them manually by inserting SpringOhFive/ into your browser's url box before the page name.
Red Portfolio system
Yellow One-to-Many communication management (mailing lists)
Green Fast food ordering
Blue Location-aware computing with social networking (AKA Handheld for travelers)
Indigo Student information system
Violet Alarm clock
Pink Dining hall point of service system