Well as you can expect, after the W4A 2013 and W4A Camp 2013 there comes the trip report. I can tell you that the research was excellent and the quality of discussion was awesome. But don’t take my word for it have a look at the videos for each session (below). Continue reading →
You’ll know that I’m super interested in Glance Interfaces and Gist Summaries. I see the combination of these two technologies and techniques as being instrumental to the information overload we all now face – and that which was originally faced by blind users navigating through complex and extensive information. I’ve been working on these topics for the last 12 years with gist summerisation papers produced since 2006(ish).
You may not believe it, but ACM Hypertext and Social Media conference maybe just he place your your HCI and/or Accessibility work. With average downloads per article running at 384 and average citations per article at 6.87 (according to ACM bibliometrics) this 100 person conference is comparable to CHI. Continue reading →
Pecha Kucha, WTF! Well that’s what I thought when hearing we would have to present in this session at Web Science 2013. Turns out PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images.
The world is becoming evermore precise – well at least our desire to measure it, quantify it, model it with ever more precision, is increasing. But it’s time to step back and think about just what these models are intended to accomplish.
Longitudinal observations in the wild are becoming increasingly seen as the place to look for rich data about the user experience; and this experience is shared by users with disabilities. Thanks to the W4A review committee for understanding this and accepting our communication about our work in the field ‘Understanding Users in the Wild’ a draft of which you can read.