Winner of the Judge's Choice/Hot Button category for the A&E History Design Jam
Often times, historical figures are seen as purely good or evil, thus oversimplifying them as human beings. They are not static characters in a novel. People see them in different ways depending on different contexts, such as time period and location.
Only Human is a Web and iPad app that informs people about the positive and negative media throughout time associated with famous figures who have historically been labeled in this binary way. It then gives users the option to make their own decision about that figure.
Partners: Shikha Singh and Aditi Surana
Here is what we were able to code in 12 hours:
Here is what we mocked up for the rest of the website: (click through the screens!)