mundane creativity

protect your gear Mundane creativity is always fascinating. Even when standing at a tram stop, you encounter these little details which make you wondering about the wisdom of people. The guy's shoes protection made out of plastic bag is a tangible representation of this (certainly of interest with an unexpected rain like the one we had).

why is this important? because it shows that people can adapt and find solutions in mobility issues, so that they can cope with the context contingencies. What does that mean for urban computing and mobile services? are there any direct transfer to mobile phones for instance? perhaps not directly but if we design platform open enough and understandable enough to be personalized and modified, similar solutions can emerge.