Meta Refresh 2015

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Using "Hooked" model to design a social network for science

Submitted by Adit Gupta (@aditgupta) on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Technical level

Intermediate

Section

Application Design – full talk

Status

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Objective

Users will understand the intricacies of designing a social network from scratch including interaction design concepts, layout strategies, typography, responsive design and visual design.

Description

Designing a social network is a challenge in itself and if the network is for science lovers, the whole process becomes a lot more interesting. We’ll take an in-depth look in designing a social network for science along with the special tools that we’ve developed to attract the scintific community. We’ll go throguh the entire design process for web and mobile including interaction design concepts, layout, typography and visual design. And the heart of the entire talk would be the “hooked” model that helped us to make the network more engaging and rewarding for our users.

Speaker bio

Designed and developed Function Space - a social learning network for science. Also, happens to be its founder :)

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