The enormous intellectual diversity of the HCI community is at the heart of what makes this field an exciting place to work . At the same time, the breadth of this diversity is not without problems. In a blog post, James Landay complained about the raw deal he felt his work received from reviewers at CHI: "The reviewers simply do not value the difficulty of building real systems and how hard controlled studies are to run on real systems for real tasks" . As I wrote at the time, this is a familiar experience. But I believe this sense…
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