Blogs

  • Reflecting on the design-culture connection in HCI and HCI4D apropos of Interact 2017 field trips

    José Abdelnour-Nocera Posted: Tue, May 01, 2018 - 12:15:06

    Note: This blog post was co-authored by Nimmi Rangaswamy, associate professor at the Kohli Centre on Intelligent Systems, Indian Institute of Information Technology, IIIT, Hyderabad. She brings an anthropological lens…

  • Fair technology

    Juan Hourcade Posted: Fri, April 27, 2018 - 12:10:05

    The means of destruction have developed pari passu with the technology of production, while creative imagination has not kept pace with either. The creative imagination I am talking of works…

  • Material interaction design

    Mikael Wiberg Posted: Tue, April 10, 2018 - 11:28:11

    In his book Designing Interactions (2006), Bill Moggridge focuses on how to design interactions with digital technologies. That makes sense if you think about interaction design as the practice of…

  • Leveraging Afrofuturism in human-centered design: A way forward

    Woodrow Winchester Posted: Wed, April 04, 2018 - 10:29:27

    Foresee: Process dictates product. To design for equity, we must design equitably.The practice of equitable design requires that we are mindful how we achieve equity.Inclusive design practices raise the voices…

  • Science fiction in HCI – a nuanced view

    Philipp Jordan Posted: Wed, March 28, 2018 - 4:09:16

    Note: This blog post is a critical response and extension to the March/April Interactions Special Topic article on science fiction for innovation in HCI, written by Daniel M. Russell and…

  • My users taught me to read with my ears

    Mario Romero Posted: Fri, February 16, 2018 - 1:02:48

    This blog started as a response to the column What Are You Reading? in Interactions. While I have a number of books I wanted to discuss, the topic made me…

  • What we mean by interactive form

    Mattias Arvola Posted: Tue, November 28, 2017 - 12:31:55

    The following blog post is nothing more and nothing less than an email conversation between Mattias Arvola, Jeffrey Bardzell, Stefan Holmlid, and Jonas Löwgren about the concept of interactive form,…

  • A tent, a pigeon house, and a pomegranate tree

    Shaimaa Lazem Posted: Fri, September 29, 2017 - 10:43:03

    Note:This blog post was coauthored by Danilo Giglitto, research associate, and Anne Preston, senior lecturer in technology-enhanced learning, based at the Learning and Teaching Enhancement Centre (LTEC), Kingston University, London.…

  • Design4Arabs Workshop @DIS 2017

    Ebtisam Alabdulqader Posted: Mon, August 07, 2017 - 1:50:27

    Note: This blog post was co-authored by Zohal Azimi, a student at SUNY Farmingdale State College studying visual communications, and Shaimaa Lazem, a researcher at the City for Scientific Research…

  • Women’s Health @CHI

    Madeline Balaam Posted: Mon, June 19, 2017 - 4:58:24

    Note: This blog post was co-authored by Lone Koefoed Hansen from Aarhus University. She works with feminist design, critical computing, and participatory IT. At CHI 2017 we ran a workshop…