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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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