- Extensions change your experience transparently, instead of drawing our attention to the object itself. While an API is something that exposes specific ways of interacting with a system, shielding the system from direct manipulation, an extension is generally something that is integrated directly with a system.
- Remember the Goffman reading. How do these things fit together?
- Joanne McNeil the dream must be continuous
- Assistive technology
- Assistive technology and fashion
- Gold/platinum/diamond/etc. teeth
- High heeled shoes
- Making an invisible layer on top of normal social space, you have to know the code or have the extension to see it.
- Making the world appear to you the way you want it to be
- Helping you to fit in
- Augmenting conversation
- Providing a means of expression not normally possible (body/communication extension)
- Communicate / share your experience with others
- See self through different perspective
- Connecting people in a way they might not normally be connected
- Instruction pieces
Chrome browser extension resources