PhD followup after Master

I finally find a professor this year who will guide me towards a PhD  All excited about this to be able to continue my work, and get more in depth on my topic, Design for Behavior Change. Will be working together with ‘User Centred Engineering Group’ at Eindhoven University of Technology. Most likely working on advanced sleeping systems. More later when this gets more concrete after the holidays.

Meeting with Mitch Altman from Noise Bridge!

Telling me all about his neurodreammask a Kickstarter project, and got one to try it out! When he visits Belgium to speak et TEDX conference in Brussels we meet again and I can share my Neuro Dreammask experiences with him. I will use the neurodreammask simultanously with my ZEO and see if it changes my sleeppatterns. Hang in there for futher news!

Cdmdreammask

Sleeping With Technology Paper

The ‘Always-On’ Phenomenon. Nowadays we are always connected, with the development of the online infrastructure, the availability of WIFI and data mobility infrastructure, the smartphone and tablet devices which give us access to all sorts of information for either social or professional use anytime, anywhere. We live in a global, networked world within different time zones. The global reach of connectivity can make the most isolated outpost into a center of learning and economic activity, Turkle, (2010, p152-153). Our life is spread all over the world and we are connected to people in different time zones and continents. Hence, the ‘Always-on’ phenomenon and urge to connect might lead to different habits, especially when it comes to sleep

You can download paper here or view it online.

http://issuu.com/ChristelDM/docs/sleepingwithtechnology?mode=window