Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (Spring 2010)
By Stanford University
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Weekly speakers on topics related to human-computer interaction design. Presentations on a wide and evolving range of current research issues relating to human-computer interaction.
|1||Video1. The Green Machine: Combining Information Design with Persuasion Design to Promote Eco-Action (April 2, 2010)||Aaron Marcus, of Aaron Marcus and Associates, discusses how his company is leveraging mobile phone applications and their user interfaces to persuade people to save home energy usage by combining information design and persuasion design. (April 2, 2010)||7/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||Video2. Dancing with Ambiguity: Design Thinking in Theory and Practice (April 9, 2010)||Larry Leifer, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, discusses the past, present, and future of design thinking from both theoretical and practical perspectives. (April 9, 2010)||7/11/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||Video3. Designing Stuff: Lame Gods in the Service of Prosthetic Gods (April 16, 2010)||Harold G. Nelson, Professor of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses the importance of understanding the nature of designing (agency), designers (lame gods), and designs (prosthetic gods). (April 16, 2010)||7/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||Video4. Lifelong Kindergarten: Design, Play, Share, Learn (April 30, 2010)||Mitch Resnick discusses and demonstrates how new technologies can help extend kindergarten-style learning to people of all ages, enabling everyone to learn through designing, playing, and sharing. (April 30, 2010)||7/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||Video5. How We Think with Bodies and Things (May 7, 2010)||David Kirsh discusses the concept of enactive thought and provides data from extensive ethnographic studies and a few simple experiments to prove that it exists. (May 7, 2010)||7/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||Video6. Interdisciplinary Design for Services, Systems, and Beyond (May 21, 2010)||Jodi Forlizzi discusses two insights that she has learned from bringing design to human computer interaction research and development. Professor Forlizzi uses examples from her work and the work of her lab to show the benefits. (May 21, 2010)||7/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||Video7. Redesigning the Programming Experience: Understanding and Supporting Developers in the Age of the Web (May 28, 2010)||Joel Brandt discusses the roles that online resources play in creating software and examines the emerging class of "opportunistic" programmers out there today. (May 28, 2010)||7/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|