Author Archives: kyndallsmith1

Final Blog

At the beginning of the semester I thought sustainability was about recycling, reusing materials, and cutting back on things such as water. Today I have a completely different understanding of it. There is so much more to it than I … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Last Tuesday we had Lola Presentations. I am going to discuss three of them that I liked. “More than a patient, a person. The problem is that baby boomers with chronic diseases or are in home care, feel exposed because … Continue reading

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Blog 9

This week I read an article called “Change by Design”. I really enjoyed reading this article, and it relates to what is going on in the marketing and design world today. People and or designers are using their design skills … Continue reading

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Blog 8

This week I read an article called Human Needs. This article focused on our real needs, and our manufactured wants. We have our fundamental human needs, followed by satisfiers which are being, having, doing, and interacting. My industry is a … Continue reading

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Blog 7

This week I read an article called Shopsense. This article talked about a whole new grocery shopping experience. The team at Kinneir Dufort came up with this idea after doing extensive research. Their research showed that consumers of all abilities … Continue reading

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Blog 6

This week my learning community and I had to make a business canvas model. We chose to make ours a recycling clothing store. The store would be called Rags to Riches. Our whole idea would be for people to donate … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week I read an article about bio-inspired smart skin. Engineers and scientists have come up with a bio smart skin. This artificial skin will be used for airplanes, buildings, bridges, and machines. This skin has tactile sensing, thermal sensing … Continue reading

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Blog 4

This week was a lot of fun, and I learned a lot. Tuesday I got to go to the Botanical Garden for an out of class activity. During this activity we had to think about nature in different ways. We … Continue reading

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Blog 3

This week I learned a lot of new things about sustainability. I really enjoyed reading “Industrial Ecology” and “Closing the loops in commerce.” What I learned from Industrial Ecology is that every industry is connected to many other parts, and … Continue reading

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Blog 1 DHM 4573

Sustainability to me means learning how to conserve and protect our environment for future generations to come. I do not know much about sustainability, but from what I have learned in class the past two weeks I know it is … Continue reading

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