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ACM Multimedia 2013 – Best Papers and the Revision Process
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ACM Multimedia 2013 – Best Papers and the Revision Process

This year ACM Multimedia had a new revision process that may be of interest for other ACM conferences. Let's review it and see also the best papers selection.

Data Science Workflow: Overview and Challenges
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Data Science Workflow: Overview and Challenges

I provide an overview of the data science workflow and highlight some challenges that data scientists face in their work.

ACM Multimedia 2013 – The First Day
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ACM Multimedia 2013 – The First Day

ACM Multimedia, the foremost conference on multimedia, has started in Barcelona (Spain). Let's see what are some highlights of the first day.

Trip Report on Dagstuhl Seminar on Live Coding
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Trip Report on Dagstuhl Seminar on Live Coding

Live coding is programming performance with generates music for an audience, often in a collaborative setting.  It's a jam session on laptops with rich research...

Privacy and Google Glass
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Privacy and Google Glass

Why has there been so much negative sentiment about Google Glass in the press regarding privacy? This article looks at privacy from two different perspectives,...

Why HCI Should Listen to Mothers
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Why HCI Should Listen to Mothers

A call for the HCI community to spend some design effort on helping new mothers with the considerable physical and emotional challenges they face.

Reaching For Engelbart's Vision of the Future
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Reaching For Engelbart's Vision of the Future

 A meditation on Douglas Engelbart's impact on interactive computing.

So, Who Won The Battle Of The Brains?
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So, Who Won The Battle Of The Brains?

And the winner of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest is...

The Heat Is On
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The Heat Is On

Students work together to solve complicated problems while competing at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Here We Go!
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Here We Go!

The ACM ICPC kicks off!

CHI 2013 in Paris: A Personal Review of the Conference
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CHI 2013 in Paris: A Personal Review of the Conference

In this short report I offer some reflections on the 2013 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (commonly known just as "CHI") that took place...

The Role of Hypercard in Today's World
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The Role of Hypercard in Today's World

 HyperCard is an end-user programming tool from the 1990's.  A new version that runs on most modern platforms raises the question of the role of end-user programming...

Simplifying Communication
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Simplifying Communication

How often have you picked up a scholarly journal in a discipline far removed from your expertise, only to be stymied and mystified by the disciplinary jargon?  We...

Two Examples of HCI Research
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Two Examples of HCI Research

What does HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) research involve? In this post, I present two examples of modern HCI research.

Athena Award Nominations Closing Soon!
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Athena Award Nominations Closing Soon!

Don't miss out on the chance to nominate someone for an Athena Award from ACM-W.

Software Engineering in the Venice of the North
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Software Engineering in the Venice of the North

ESEC-FSE 2013 (in Saint Petersburg,, 18-26 August) is the place to be for software engineering in 2013.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Academia . . .
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Academia . . .

Aria Haghighi, an award-winning natural language processing researcher, describes his trek from a tenure-track faculty job at UMass-Amherst to his decision to leave...

Priming, Assimilation Bias, Social Proof in Social Media
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Priming, Assimilation Bias, Social Proof in Social Media

As the US election draws near, what is the role that social media play in this political process?  How do social theories and psychological tendencies affect the...

Intermittent Net and Mobile/Cloud Development
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Intermittent Net and Mobile/Cloud Development

Intermittent Net: The Importance of Distributed Thinking in Mobile/Cloud Application Development (and Usage)

When Is ­User-Centered Design Selfish?
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When Is ­User-Centered Design Selfish?

User-centered design is now firmly established within HCI research. It is commonly praised for democratising system development and empowering users. But is this...
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