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An Interview with Ben Shneiderman, by Jessica Hullman in ACM Interactions ACM Interactions magazine is a mirror on the human-computer interaction and interaction design communities and beyond. It is a multiplicity of conversations, collaborations, relationships, and new discoveries focusing on how and why we interact with the designed world of technologies. Interactions has a special voice that lies between…

#HandsOffMyADA Campaign Research Sheds Light on Importance of Accessibility Features and Influencers

by Brooke Auxier…Since its inception in 2006, Twitter has been popularized as a space for the sharing of daily musing, #hottakes, and live-tweeting professional sports games and award shows. But the platform has also served as an effective environment for social activism and engagement around important topics. Though campaigns like #MeToo, the #IceBucketChallenge, and the…

FALLING TREES AND FAILING REPORTS

HCIL 2019 News and Awards

Jason Farman published Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World, Yale University Press (2018). Ben Shneiderman published Twin-Win Research: Your Guidebook for Accelerating Campus Discovery and Innovation: Second Edition, Morgan & Claypool (2019). Ben Shneiderman published Encounters with HCI Pioneers: A Personal History and Photo Journal, Morgan & Claypool…

HCIL Welcomes Beth Domingo

In March, Beth Domingo joined the HCIL team as the new coordinator.

U. of Washington grad students celebrate HCIL Founding Director Ben Shneiderman

On January 22, 2019 a team of three students at the University of Washington presented the career of HCIL Founding Director Ben Shneiderman to their master’s degree class (HCDE 501 Theoretical Foundations) in the Department of Human-Centered Design & Engineering.   Their presentation adapted the newly installed timeline on Shneiderman’s website to show the highlights of…