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Like many people I have been a little irritated about some of the poor design choices in the new Gmail Compose interface. I wrote about it for a post on the interactions blog. More »
I find myself more and more intrigued about all the new developments in robot hacking. This was largely driven by discussions with my friend Dave Snowdon, but also after reading an excellent edited book, Robot Ethics: The Ethical and Social Implications of Robotics, by Patrick Lin, Keith Abney, and George A. Bekey published by MIT Press. More »
My article with Jenny Preece and Anne Bowser on teaching and learning Human Computer Interaction came out in interactions magazine. This is a short summary of an ACM SIGCHI funded project that has been ongoing for a couple of years. The full report will be published in late April 2013 and posted to the SIGCHI… More »
John E. Karlin died on January 28th, 2013. Most people probably have not heard of him, but he was one the people who laid the groundwork for human-computer interaction as a discipline. HCI emerged from the overlapping fields of industrial and cognitive psychology, human factors, and ergonomics. While much human factors research was conducted with… More »