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Augusto Op den Bosch — Using the Virtual Proving Ground (VPG) to Expedite and Validate the Creation of Autonomous Solutions

Trimble is committed to delivering autonomy solutions that bring value to our customers faster than ever before. But creating autonomy solutions is not an easy task. These new technologies need to…

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Ashok Goel — National AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education: Vision, Goals and Plans

NSF has recently established a National AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education (AI-ALOE) headquartered at Georgia Tech. The AI-ALOE Institute seeks to address the societal challenges of…

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Nithya Sambasivan — The Myopia of Model Centrism

AI models seek to intervene in increasingly higher stakes domains, such as cancer detection and microloan allocation. What is the view of the world that guides AI development in high risk areas, and…

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Jim McCann — What Do Knitting Machines Make?

Industrial knitting machines are used to fabricate many complex objects, including gloves, sweaters, layered cloth, and shaped fiber reinforcement for composites. But, fundamentally, what is it that…

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Carl DiSalvo — Design as Democratic Inquiry

In this talk, I’ll share my new book, Design as Democratic Inquiry. This book discusses a series of projects grounded in collaborations with communities and institutions. In these…

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Lauren Margulieux — Building Theory in STEM Education Research: Spatial Encoding Strategies Theory and Multiple Conceptions Theory

Education research frequently calls for theory-building work to better explain the mechanisms of how people learn. This talk discusses two theories developed based on a synthesis of work across…

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Clio Andris — Human Network Regions as Spatial Units for COVID-19 Policy Implementation

In the U.S., COVID-19 messaging and policy implementation (i.e., school closures and stay-at-home orders) are largely administered at the state level. This can be problematic, as functional…

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Noopur Raval — Studying Intersectional Challenges in Gig Work: Lessons From the Global South

With the rise and proliferation of gig economy platforms providing ride hailing, food delivery and other app-based services on-demand in major urban centers of the world, there have been major…

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Q. Vera Liao — Human-Centered Explainable AI (XAI): From Algorithms to User Experiences

Artificial Intelligence technologies are increasingly used to make decisions and perform autonomous tasks in critical domains. The need to understand AI in order to improve, contest, develop…

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Krystina Madej — Representation of Disability in Children’s Video Games

While video game accessibility for people with disability has been given serious thought and been addressed by video game developers since the early 2000s, representation of disability in video games…

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Jer Thorp — Living in Data

To live in data is to be incessantly extracted from, to be classified and categorized, statisti-fied, sold and surveilled. Data (our data) is mined and processed for profit, power and political gain.…

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Keith Edwards — 2021 Fall GVU Brown Bag Kickoff

GVU Center Brown Bag: GVU Center Overview and Funded Research ProjectsIn the first GVU Brown Bag Seminar of the academic year, Keith Edwards, GVU Center Director and Professor of Interactive…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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