To keep abreast of the latest research and the work of our colleagues, the HCII holds a seminar series. The public is invited to attend. The seminar series takes place weekly during the academic year. Talks are given on Wednesdays, 4:00–5:00pm, in the Newell-Simon Hall 1305 lecture hall on the CMU campus, unless otherwise noted. Speaker suggestions should be sent to bam+ [at] cs [dot] cmu [dot] edu (Brad Myers).

September 17, 2014

  • Neil Alexander
    Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    NSH 1305

    In this inspiring presentation, Neil Alexander uses his personal experience of being diagnosed with ALS, the fatal disease commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, to emphasize the real-life... Full Details

September 24, 2014

  • Carl DiSalvo
    Associate Professor; School of Literature, Media, and Communication; Georgia Institue of Technology
    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    NSH 1305

    Design is increasingly involved in our public lives, giving form to issues and working to enable new modes of participation. Usually this takes an instrumental approach in which the goal is to use... Full Details

October 1, 2014

  • Leanne Bowler
    Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    NSH 1305

    Digital forms of information are increasingly ubiquitous, unbound to a physical space and embedded within all manner of “smart” objects. From toys to telephones, young people are using digital... Full Details

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