Daniela K. Rosner & Kimiko Ryokai

Daniela K. Rosner is a Master’s student at the School of Information at UC Berkeley. Her research interests focus on how the design of emotive and social cues in information technology influence decision making and creative processes. She is currently developing a system to enable people to imbue more personal meaning in their handmade creations. Kimiko Ryokai is an assistant professor at the School of Information and Center for New Media at UC Berkeley. Kimiko’s research focuses on building new expressive tools that take advantage of people’s familiarity with the physical world, and studying how new media expand the interaction space and the change that could be brought out in the way people perceive this extended interaction space. Her research investigates the potential of new interactive media that push us to actively expand the way we perceive the world and make new meanings.