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WSDM 2010: Day 1
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WSDM 2010: Day 1

 Report on first day of WSDM 2010 conference.

Third Workshop on Search and Social Media (SSM 2010)
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Third Workshop on Search and Social Media (SSM 2010)

 Report on Third Workshop on Search and Social Media (SSM 2010).

What Will 2010 Bring?
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What Will 2010 Bring?

What changes will we see in 2010 in computing?

The DARPA Network Challenge and the Design of Social Participation Systems
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The DARPA Network Challenge and the Design of Social Participation Systems

What have we learned from the DARPA Network Challenge and the design of social participation systems?  The principal concern for designers of social participation...

The Ghosts of Holiday Shopping: Past, Present and Future
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The Ghosts of Holiday Shopping: Past, Present and Future

In many parts of the western world, the frenzy of holiday shopping has reached its crescendo.  With apologies to Charles Dickens, it is instructive to consider...

The Rise of the External Brain
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The Rise of the External Brain

From an entirely unexpected source, we begin to realize the dream of an external brain that supplements our knowledge, wisdom, and memories.

Better GPS Software Through ­User Feedback
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Better GPS Software Through ­User Feedback

I appreciate my GPS software can tell me where I am, but it should get better at predicting where I will go.

What the Cloud Means For HCI
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What the Cloud Means For HCI

The CTO roundtable on cloud computing article in a past issue of CACM made me start thinking about what cloud computing really means for HCI and how people will...

Impact of the Social Web on Computing Research
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Impact of the Social Web on Computing Research

Scientists from diverse fields are feeling the impact of Social Web systems and are publishing research papers that characterize, model, prototype, and evaluate...

Collaborating Across Boundaries
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Collaborating Across Boundaries

In a global world, collaboration and communicating with colleagues in different geographical locations is becoming critically important.  What kinds of tools can...

Collective Intelligence: a Fad or Real Research?
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Collective Intelligence: a Fad or Real Research?

A recent trend in HCI research is the extension of the long time goal of augmenting human intelligence to "augmenting social intelligence."  That is, enabling not...

Student Research Competition at Grace Hopper
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Student Research Competition at Grace Hopper

Highlights of the top six posters/presentations at the Student Research Competition

Smartphones and Health Systems Research at Intel Seattle
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Smartphones and Health Systems Research at Intel Seattle

The ubiquity of smartphones  and their increasing ability to collect and transmit information will lead the way for the next advances in health monitoring and improvement...

Designing Effective Warnings
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Designing Effective Warnings

Computer security warnings are something we all see everyday, but many people find them annoying and ignore them. What are better ways of designing warnings?

Venture Research
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Venture Research

HCI research is moving out of the lab and onto the web.  This new style of research -- Venture Research -- calls for a different set of skills and different metrics...

­Ubiquity
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­Ubiquity

Technology and information are ominpresent in Tokyo, but nobody seems to notice; a look at the future of ultra-integrated high technology. 

Advertainment
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Advertainment

Real-world hyperlinks find their way into the most surprising places, and in the process become a staple of a Japanese mobile culture.

What's That You Say?
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What's That You Say?

Science fiction has long told of a Universe thick with real-time speech-to-speech translation devices, and recent experiences in the land of the rising sun suggest...

Campus Party Colombia
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Campus Party Colombia

 July 6 2009, is the starting date for the second edition of “campus party” which is one of the most important technological shows of the world.

Designing Effective Interfaces For ­Usable Privacy and Security
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Designing Effective Interfaces For ­Usable Privacy and Security

I often cringe when I hear highly technical engineers talk about people. I usually hear broad generalizations tossed about, like "people are lazy, that's why they...
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