Blogs

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

    Shaimaa Lazem Posted: Fri, September 29, 2017 - 9:43:51

    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 - 12:50:31

    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 - 3:58:35

    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…

  • HCI Across Borders @CHI 2017

    Neha Kumar Posted: Thu, May 25, 2017 - 4:08:49

    We are living in uncertain times where some borders are more visible than others. Even in our increasingly globalized cultures, as people and goods move from one place to another,…

  • Turning people into workbooks

    Tobie Kerridge Posted: Wed, May 17, 2017 - 2:19:55

    With its third biannual conference, RTD 2017 continued to mix intimacy and ambition with lively and informal discussion of research through design, enabled by a focus on the artifacts that…

  • Robots, aesthetics, and heritage contexts

    Maria Luce Lupetti Posted: Fri, April 21, 2017 - 11:11:41

    Most people today have not yet had the opportunity to interact directly with a robot in their everyday lives, except maybe with children’s toys or those charming robotic vacuum cleaners.…

  • Design research and social media

    Fatema Qaed Posted: Thu, April 13, 2017 - 10:37:54

    The timing of my fieldwork about learning spaces in Bahrain was during the Arab Spring of 2011. This initially created significant cultural and political difficulties, not just for me, but…

  • Why HCI history matters!

    Daniel Rosenberg Posted: Thu, April 06, 2017 - 2:04:33

    I want to use this blog entry to publically thank Jonathan Grudin both personally and on behalf of the larger HCI community for authoring From Tool to Partner: The Evolution…

  • A history of human-computer interaction

    Jonathan Grudin Posted: Fri, March 24, 2017 - 9:46:31

    A journey ended with the publication in January of my book, From Tool to Partner: The Evolution of Human-Computer Action.The beginningRon Baecker’s 1987 Readings in Human-Computer Interaction quoted from prescient…

  • Toward affective social interaction in VR

    Giulio Jacucci Posted: Mon, March 20, 2017 - 2:47:26

    I first encountered VR in the late 90s, as a researcher looking at how it provided engineers and designers an environment for prototyping. After that I became more interested in…