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A Magic Box for understanding intergenerational play

F Vetere, H Davis, MR Gibbs, P Francis, S Howard

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings | Published : 2006

Abstract

This paper explores the nature of intergenerational play and opportunities for technologies to mediate playful activities. We report on a cultural probe study of four extended families and introduce the Magic Box as a new probe for understanding playful engagement at a distance.

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