All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘HCI’

New hope for mobile UX design?

Interesting conjecture from FastCompany about Google’s experimental mobile OS, ‘Fuchsia’.  Our current ‘wall of apps’ modality – where each app is aimed a solving a small subset of a larger problem, generally works in isolation of other applications, and is represented by an icon organized on various screens – doesn’t really match how we solve problems and use devices. I …

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Personas in the design process – good or bad?

Some interesting points about the use (or maybe mis-use) of personas in the design process.  Short version – the author is not a fan and does not use them.  I generally disagree.  I find personas useful.  His points are very good – personas can be an excuse to limit contact with users, can mask developers’ misunderstandings, prejudices and assumptions, are …

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Helpful User-Centered Design Case Study

Great real-world story that covers many of the design challenges our students/graduates may face – includes some of what worked well (case studies and user personas) and what didn’t work as well (development tools that limited UI possibilities.) Bikes for London Case Study – User Experience Design Portfolio of Simon Pan Also passing along the author’s recommended reading list: https://medium.com/interactive-mind/the-only-ux-reading-list-ever-d420edb3f4ff -Joe

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Recommended Reading: “A little respect: four case studies of HCI’s disregard for other disciplines”

HCI and MOVES are inherently interdisciplinary topics. As such, we are often challenged to explore and synthesize new fields or application areas. Our summaries and conclusions need to be very accurate and incredibly succinct – no small challenge. A CHI ’17 paper addresses these challenges, covers some recent bad examples in HCI, and provides some helpful guidelines for maintaining integrity …

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BCI allows quadriplegic to play Guitar Hero

Interesting progress in neural bypass technology enabled through machine learning!  Previous BCIs allowed control of a cursor and later a prosthetic arm.  This breakthrough allows a quadriplegic man to control his arm to perform basic movements like swiping a credit card and grasping. Now There’s a Way Around Paralysis: “Neural Bypass” Links Brain to Hand – IEEE Spectrum Here’s how …

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CfP: 2015 Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and Affiliated Conferences

AHFE 2015 International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Caesars Palace Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada USA, July 26-30, 2015 www.ahfe2015.org You are cordially invited to submit an abstract for paper presentation or poster demonstration to the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) 2015 and the Affiliated Conferences (e.g., Cross-Cultural Decision-Making) to be held in Caesars …

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Call for Papers – Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, July 2015

AHFE International Conference 2015, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA July 26-30, 2015 Dear Colleague, You are cordially invited to submit an abstract (500 words) for paper presentation or poster demonstration at the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) 2015 and the Affiliated Conferences. AHFE 2015 will be held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA July 26-30, …

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HCI International News

*********************** Recent News and Articles “’Contagious’ wi-fi virus created by Liverpool researchers,” BBC, Feb. 26, 2014. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-26352439 “The Problem with Serious Games: Solved,” Technology Review, February 24, 2014. http://www.technologyreview.com/view/525061/the-problem-with-serious-games-solved/ “Cockpit for apps: Minority Report meets Google Glass,” New Scientist, February 20, 2014. http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129574.900-cockpit-for-apps-minority-report-meets-google-glass.html#.UxObvfldXjs “DARPA wants to automate Big Data findings to solve complicated problems,” Network World, February 21, 2014. http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/darpa-wants-automate-big-data-findings-solve-complicated-problems …

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Human Computer Interface (HCI) News, with links to recent articles

HCI International NEWS – January 2014 – Number 63 *********************** To unsubscribe from HCI International NEWS: http://lists.hci-international.org/mailman/listinfo/hciinternational *********************** HCII 2014 Conference Highlights •    Important Deadlines •    Tutorials’ Program •    Poster proposals submission •    Keynote speech by James R. (Jim) Lewis •    Exhibition •    Sponsorship •    Organized Tours *********************** •    Recent News and Articles •    Upcoming Conferences and Events •    About …

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16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — extended deadlines

===================================================== HCI International 2014 22 – 27 June 2014, Creta Maris, Heraklion, Crete, Greece http://www.hcii2014.org/ 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction Due to multiple requests from prospective authors, the deadline for paper and tutorial submissions is extended from Tuesday 15 October to Thursday 31 October 2013. Do not miss the exciting opportunity to present a paper, a tutorial or a …

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