Final Submission

Research Paper :

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Mini Challenge 3

Problem Statement:

Sharing can have ample of different meanings which reflects always a step ahead mankind. Sharing goods, Sharing of services, apart from the materialised sharing, it could be the sharing of emotions and experience.

The major problem in the area of adolescence is lack of Sharing of Emotions in terms of connectedness, fear, trust concerns, collaborations etc which leads to mental disorder,  engagement in psychoactive substance use and number of other significant risks that have particular pertinence to this life stage.

 

Objective:

The objective is to maintain mental well being of an adolescent children and developing the feeling of connectedness, mutual care, trust and empathy through the medium of social sharing of emotions.

 

Our Magic Machine: SENSUM

After conducting a broad research on human nature and mental well being we narrowed down to the concept of social sharing of emotions on a worldwide platform through mobile app ‘SENSUM’ .

This app will benefit users by providing them a platform where they can share their own emotions or problems and can see how many people are facing the same difficulties. So that they don’t feel alone in their misery and feeling of collectiveness can encourage them to tackle their issues.

 

Scenario 1: ( Without Application )

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Mike is a 15 year old High School boy. His exams are going on but he could not prepare well for them. He even got scolded from his parents for not studying hard.
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Mike started feeling pressurized for the exams.
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On the day of the examination he could not perform well.
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Feeling of failure started overpowering him, and left him unable to share his emotions to other people.
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Because of constant overthinking his anxiety turned into depression.

 

 

Scenario 2: ( With Application )

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Mike is a 15 year old High School boy. His exams are going on but he could not prepare well for them. He even got scolded from his parents for not studying hard.
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Mike started feeling pressurized for the exams.
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On the day of the examination he could not perform well.
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He used the app as a platform to share his fear and anxiety about results and failure.
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Through the app he found that not only him but many other students were sharing similar emotions.
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He felt relieved knowing that many other are fighting with same problem. This gave him encouragement to tackle his own fears.

 

 

 

Mini Challenge 2: Magic Machine

What We DID?

Mini challenge 1 helped us to brain storm and understand the topic clearly.

In Mini challenge 2 the task given was to Develop a Magic Machine. But before moving forward to Magic Machine we had tried to identify a the area where sharing could be more prominent and can connect masses or communities. We are looking for SOCIAL INNOVATION which include SHARING OF SERVICES.

We had brainstormed about, where we can use Sharing As A key motive to bring Changes in society. So the areas that we had identified are mentioned below in our diagram 1. Out of which we had decide to work to create healthy environment where community will be sharing services for a better cause and will try to bring connectedness.

So our Magic Machine will an interactive platform to provide sharing of services for the community.

Mini Challenge 2: Problem Statement and Proposed Magic Machine

Mini Challenge 1

World has abundance of resources and we all are at stage of materialization.We keep collecting  items. Basically we are showing power of possession. As we all Know “Sharing Is Caring”. But Sharing can have ample of different meanings which reflects always a step ahead mankind.

 

 

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Last time what you had shared something with someone. Sharing things is a part of students life. We share a lot of things like books, stationary, laptops, chargers, earphones, money, food from home become very special for us. And specially in India neighbours are the best resources.
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What the word ‘sharing’ means to us. Sharing is caring the famous quote which everyone appreciates. To us sharing means happiness of giving our loved belongings to others who need it, helping somebody in need, gaining experience, having a feeling of satisfaction in ourselves, sharing is also charity, a temporary exchange, creating connection, a gain of experience, a voluntary lending, pooling and authorised use of property.
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What types of interactions were facilitated by sharing something. Sharing assets creates human emotional bond, it develop trust, understanding, love, sensitivity and empathy towards others, apart from this it also include physical interaction, communication, a change of information, it also enhance the helping nature towards others.
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How technology was positioned in the sharing. Since the technology has evolved it has contributed a lot to the society in terms of connecting them to each other. The social networking sites since ages such as Orkut, MySpace, Yahoo messengers, and now the new social networking sites is on boom like FaceBook, Twitter, snapchat, Instagram, had helped people to connect together and share their knowledge, in term of chatting, media sharing, calling etc. Also the E-platform which involves e-commerce websites, personalised gifting online shops, charity funding and more had also contributed in terms of sharing. Mobile based application has also played a major role in terms of service sharing application like uber, car pooling, food donations etc.
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The outcomes for the people directly involved in the sharing. Sharing obviously creates a healthy human relationship, a feeling of love and care enhances, it also encourages human interaction (Could be real or virtual), generates trust, Redistribution of finite goods lead to a sustainable environment, less wastage, creates opportunities for many, embrace openness, inclusive use, exchange of ownerships and could be reuse of technology as well.