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The objective of this project is to introduce Ambient objects into the traditional Chinese brunch restaurants called Yum Cha/ Dim Sum. We are aiming to enhance the interactions between the diners, between diners and the kitchen as well as between the diner and the food basket-carts moving around.
Demonstrate the emerging and dangerous tendency to trust devices more than our own intuition.
Pubbly Love is a device that enables romantic interests to wirelessly indicate when they need to communicate about a next step in their relationship by using the amount of water as an indicator.
I live alone, but I start most mornings making a cup of tea. This daily ritual was passed on to some of my family members, so this can be used by them, as well. Often by the time I get to my tea, it is uncomfortably cold, having steeped while I worked through other parts of my morning routine.
The device will show the temperature range of the tea. Red, too hot. Blue, too cold. Green is just right. Additionally, it will an SMS when the tea is ready.