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Hello, Computer
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Hello, Computer

Reflections on the present and future of speech-based interfaces.

What Is a Good Recommendation Algorithm?
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What Is a Good Recommendation Algorithm?

Someone may win the one million dollar Netflix Prize soon.  Will the winning algorithm produce movie recommendations that people like?

Social Wavicles and Personalized Flows
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Social Wavicles and Personalized Flows

The wavicle nature of our social existence provides a lens for understanding social filtering and its successes.  Still, this doesn't quite get us to truly effective...

Privacy As... Sharing More Information?
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Privacy As... Sharing More Information?

When I first started working in the area of personal privacy I had what I would call a conventional view on privacy, which is how to minimize the flow of information...

Google Android Authentication
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Google Android Authentication

I recently saw a Google Android phone at HotMobile 2009 and was intrigued by the drawing-based authentication mechanism built in. Basically, there's a 3x3 grid...

Three Misconceptions About Human-Computer Interaction
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Three Misconceptions About Human-Computer Interaction

Three misconceptions about the field of human-computer interaction, as observed by an AI researcher turned HCI researcher in a large corporate research lab

­Usable Privacy and Security
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­Usable Privacy and Security

We are facing an increasing number of security failures, not because of problems with encryption algorithms, network protocols, or system implementations, but rather...
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