The research that led to Sourcemap started with my general exams at the MIT Media Lab in 2008 with Professors Hiroshi Ishii, John Maeda, and Chris Csikzentmihalyi. The general exam had three topics: the history of marketing (CC), design for truth (JM), and tangible interfaces (HI).
On the right are the images of the products I modified as part of John Maeda's exam.
Below are the three papers I wrote to describe the inception of the idea, its application as a proof of concept, and the beginnings of its enterprise applications. Click each thumbnail to download the paper.