Lyssna: a design fiction to reframe food waste

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Doenja Oogjes, Miguel Bruns, and Ron Wakkary. 2016. Lyssna: A Design Fiction to Reframe Food Waste. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '16 Companion). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 109-112. DOI=

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smart environments
connected home

In this paper we propose the design fiction, Lyssna, a diegetic prototype in the form of a hearing aid for your refrigerator that aims at reintegrating lost aspects of food. Lyssna is based on home studies of food practices informed by Mediation Theory and Theories of Practice. Our aim is to explore an alternative framing from behavioral theories for designing for food waste. In the process, we hope to open up the design space for enabling reconfigurations of everyday food practices.

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