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Michael Horn's Newly Published Book: Introduction to Digital Music with Python Programming

June 2022   Michael Horn's Newly Published Book: Introduction to Digital Music with Python Programming

Alumna Patricia Bao Gifts the HCI+D Center

June 2022   Patricia Bao’s commitment is largest ever for Northwestern’s Center for Human-Computer Interaction and Design

from Northwestern Now

Unpaid social media moderators perform labor worth at least $3.4 million a year on Reddit alone

June 2022   Can regular users wield the value of their contributions as leverage against Big Tech?

from Northwestern Now

Designing Practical Technology Solutions

May 2022   DTR students Cindy Hu, Fardeem Munir, and Roxanna Wilcox earned top awards in the Undergraduate Category at the CHI 2022 Student Research Competition.

from Northwestern Engineering

DTR Film Premiere

May 2022   Premiere party for Forward, a documentary short film following Northwestern University’s Design, Technology, and Research (DTR) program led by associate professor Haoqi Zhang

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Tech, Media, & Democracy

May 2022   TSB is organizing a virtual panel on the topic of Tech, Media & Democracy, featuring Chris Bail (Duke), Mor Naaman (Cornell Tech) and Rebekah Tromble (George Washington) in conversation with our own Ágnes Horvát, and in collaboration with our partners at the Center for HCI+D and the Center for Communication and Public Policy.

Product Innovation at DEKA Research and Development

May 2022   Join the Center for Robotics and Biosystems and the Center for Human-Computer Interaction + Design for a Seminar with Dean Kamen.

Making Art with AI: Tool, Collaborator, or Competitor?

April 2022   Making Art with AI: Tool, Collaborator, or Competitor?

Speaker Narges Mahyar

April 2022   Technology and Social Behavior Speaker Series

ACM SIGCHI 2022 Conference

April 2022   A list of all the papers with Northwestern authors from the CHI 2022 conference.

Speaker: Kate Bergeron

March 2022   Speaker Kate Bergeron VP of Hardware Engineering

Gregory D. Abowd: The Internet of Materials

February 2022   Gregory D. Abowd presents their talk: The Internet of Materials: The next logical step or a paradigm shift?

Tackling the Grand Challenges in Human Computer Interaction + Design

November 2021   Panelists discussed systemic obstacles and shared perspectives on their transition from academia to industry

from Northwestern Engineering

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Center for Human Computer Interaction + Design Annual Report 2020-2021

September 2021   Center for Human Computer Interaction + Design Annual Report 2020-2021

Eleanor O’Rourke Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

May 2021   The award will support the improvement of learning and retention in introductory computer science courses

from Northwestern Engineering

Design Must be Taken Seriously Because of its Consequences

December 2020   Northwestern’s Center for Human-Computer Interaction + Design hosted a virtual roundtable on December 4

from Northwestern Engineering

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Fri. Dec. 4, 1p.m: HCI + Design Thought Leaders Lecture: Pluriversal Design

November 2020   Join Northwestern’s Center for Human-Computer Interaction + Design (HCI+D) for an engaging conversation about the past, present, and future of design on December 4, 1-2 p.m., CST (via Zoom)

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McCormick, School of Communication Launch Center for Human-Computer Interaction + Design

September 2020   Center to develop the future of human and computer interaction

from Northwestern Engineering

How to Self-Assemble Project Teams That Are Optimally Effective

November 2019   Noshir Contractor's team investigates how to self-assemble effective student- and faculty-based teams based on criteria such as learning, cohesiveness, and final performance.

from MyDreamTeam (MDT)

How Do People Change Their Technology Use in Protest?: Understanding "Protest Users"

November 2019   Professor Brent Hecht finds that “protest users” are motivated by concerns about business models that profit from user data and privacy. Common tactics including stopping use and leveraging ad blockers.

from ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing

How Data Visualizations Can Clarify and Confound Uncertainty

October 2019   Jessica Hullman’s Scientific American article weighs pros and cons of common data visualizations.

from Northwestern Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence-Enhanced Journalism Offers a Glimpse of the Future of the Knowledge Economy

June 2019   Professor Nicholas Diakopoulos writes about AI enhanced journalism and the future of the knowledge economy.

from The Conversation

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