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Christina Harrington — The Future is Collectivism: Exploring Technology Co-Design From a Lens of Critical Design

The question of who gets to contribute to design futures and technology innovation is an important topic across design and computing fields. This conversation has grave implications for communities…

From  Tim Trent on April 15th, 2021 4 plays 0  

MS-HCI Program — Recent Master's Projects

Jordan Hill: Designing a Contextualized Educational Tool for Multi-Pollutant Air Quality DataThis project follows a human-centered design process and involves research, design, prototyping, testing,…

From  Tim Trent on April 15th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Marshini Chetty — Imagine All The People On A Trustworthy Internet

Imagine a world where the Internet caters to all types of users and hosts trustworthy content. Right now, this world seems far off for many reasons. For instance, this world would require us to think…

From  Tim Trent on April 15th, 2021 14 plays 0  

GVU Center Foley Scholar Talks — Spring 2021

Ceara Byrne: Technology for Working and Service DogsIn the Animal Computer Interaction (ACI) lab, I create and study technologies that improve communication between working dogs, such as dogs trained…

From  Tim Trent on March 16th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Laura Devendorf — Designing Not Knowing

As a design researcher and educator working in human-computer interaction, I often find myself in the business of "empowering" students by teaching them design. As a professor, I write…

From  Tim Trent on March 15th, 2021 7 plays 0  

Kurtis Heimerl — Reclaiming the Internet: A Journey to Community-Held Cellular Infrastructure

Mobile network operators (MNOs) are a critical component of today’s Internet access landscape. Originally borne of wireline voice telephony access, innovations in wireless data connectivity…

From  Tim Trent on March 10th, 2021 5 plays 0  

Krystina Madej — Bringing Narrative Authoring into Social Media

When social media is perceived only as a vehicle for posting personal history narratives, the potential for using its affordances to create literary narratives is lost. We can use social…

From  Tim Trent on February 25th, 2021 7 plays 0  

André Brock - Interrogating the Role of Belief in Technology Design and Use

While STEM fields possess the capacity to analyze the technical and organizational properties of digital interfaces, services, and their associated user practices, they are underequipped to evaluate…

From  Tim Trent on October 26th, 2020 4 plays 0  

Kathy Pham - Computing, Ethics and the Public Interest - What does this even mean?

Come for a lively talk and discussion about computing, ethics, and the public interest. The talk will range from ethics and responsibility in computer science, to honoring expertise across…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 13 plays 0  

Kristian Kloeckl - The Urban Improvise: Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities

The built environment in today’s hybrid cities is changing radically. The pervasiveness of networked mobile and embedded devices has transformed a predominantly stable background for human…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 21st, 2019 17 plays 0  

Lisa Marks - Supporting Craft with Parametric Design Techniques

As industrial design continues to embrace digital manufacturing, we are in constant danger of losing the culturally indicative crafts that express individual cultures. As global wealth inequality…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 14th, 2019 14 plays 0  

HyunJoo Oh - Everyday Materials Transformed by Computing

Look around at some of the familiar objects and materials in your surroundings. These things can be transformed. By combining everyday materials with computing, we can extend and reimagine their…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 12th, 2019 51 plays 0  

Krystina Madej - Disney Animation: Story and Technology

Walt Disney is described variously as an American entrepreneur, a film producer, a pioneer of the American animation industry, the founder of the theme park industry. Public perception of him is of a…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 11th, 2019 22 plays 0  

Yanni Loukissas - All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society

In our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, Yanni Loukissas argues in All Data Are Local, we should approach data sets with an awareness that data are…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 29th, 2019 21 plays 0  

Jessica Roberts - Designing Technologies to Drive Curiosity

When we think about technology mediating human interactions with data, we often think about how it improves the practices of people’s usual activities, from making them more mindful of their…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 18 plays 0  

Lining Yao - Materialized AI: Robotic Morphing Matter

Morphing matter harnesses the programmability in material structures and compositions to achieve transformative behaviors and integrates sensing, actuation, and computation to create adaptive and…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 25 plays 0