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    • 2020 Foley Scholar Award Winners 

      Byrne, Ceara; Ismail, Azra; Saha, Koustuv (2021-02-18)
      Ceara Byrne: Technology for Working and Service Dogs In the Animal Computer Interaction (ACI) lab, I create and study technologies that improve communication between working dogs, such as dogs trained for search and ...
    • Advances in Social Media Safety and Integrity 

      Kumar, Srijan (2020-09-17)
      The web enables people to interact with one another and shape opinion at an unprecedented speed and scale. However, the prevalence of disinformation and malicious users makes the web unsafe and unreliable. In this talk, I ...
    • AI-CARING How Use Inspired Research with Older Adults Informs the Future of AI 

      Mynatt, Elizabeth D. (2021-10-14)
      We anticipate that AI will play a pivotal role in supporting the goals of older adults to “age in place” and sustain quality of life and independence. However, designing these technologies requires supporting the actions ...
    • All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society 

      Loukissas, Yanni (2019-10-17)
      In our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, Yanni Loukissas argues in All Data Are Local, we should approach data sets with an awareness that data are created by humans and their ...
    • Batteries Not Included: Reimagining Computing for the Next Trillion Devices 

      Hester, Josiah (2022-09-29)
      For decades our smart devices, from wireless sensor networks to FitBits, have generally assumed stable, reliable power from a battery or wall outlet. These devices are exploding in numbers and quickly becoming the foundational ...
    • Bringing Narrative Authoring into Social Media 

      Madej, Krystina (2021-02-25)
      When social media is perceived only as a vehicle for posting personal history narratives the potential for using its affordances to create literary narratives is lost. We can use social media’s speculative spaces to both ...
    • Building Theory in STEM Education Research: Spatial Encoding Strategies Theory and Multiple Conceptions Theory 

      Margulieux, Lauren (2022-01-13)
      Education research frequently calls for theory-building work to better explain the mechanisms of how people learn. This talk discusses two theories developed based on a synthesis of work across multiple education-related ...
    • Computer Museum of America – What, When, Where, Why 

      Youngblood, Rena (2022-10-05)
      This seminar is presented by Rena Youngblood, Executive Director of Computer Museum of America (CMoA) located in Roswell, GA. Rena will share how and why the museum was started, how they managed the pandemic, their goals ...
    • Computing, Ethics and the Public Interest - What does this even mean? 

      Pham, Kathy (2019-11-21)
      The talk will range from ethics and responsibility in computer science, to honoring expertise across disciplines, to applying computer science and engineering skills to the civic and public sector. Georgia Tech and the ...
    • Design as Democratic Inquiry 

      DiSalvo, Carl (2022-01-20)
      In this talk, I’ll share my new book, Design as Democratic Inquiry. This book discusses a series of projects grounded in collaborations with communities and institutions. In these collaborations, I explore the potentials ...
    • Designing a critical machine learning educational program with and for children 

      Arastoopour Irgens, Golnaz (2022-02-10)
      The world is becoming increasingly reliant on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that collect, store, and analyze our data. Such technologies improve our quality of life, but they also (re)perpetuate inequities and ...
    • Designing Human Machine Interfaces in Future Vehicles 

      Wang, Wei (2019-10-10)
      Digital technologies have increasingly begun to permeate the driving experience in recent years to support continually increasing information and cognitive needs associated with driving and non-driving activities in the ...
    • Designing Not Knowing 

      Devendorf, Laura (2021-03-11)
      As a design researcher and educator working in human-computer interaction, I often find myself in the business of "empowering" students by teaching them design. As a professor, I write grant proposals that use the magic ...
    • Designing Socio-technical Systems for Learning in the Third Place 

      Clegg, Tamara (2020-10-15)
      Oldenberg (1989) characterizes Third Places as the gathering places outside of home, work, and school where informal public life (e.g., friendship, laughter, light-heartedness, civic participation) develop dynamically. ...
    • Designing Technologies to Drive Curiosity 

      Roberts, Jessica (2019-09-26)
      When we think about technology mediating human interactions with data, we often think about how it improves the practices of people’s usual activities, from making them more mindful of their daily movements through ...
    • Disney Animation: Story and Technology 

      Madej, Krystina (2019-10-24)
      Walt Disney is described variously as an American entrepreneur, a film producer, a pioneer of the American animation industry, the founder of the theme park industry. Public perception of him is of a filmmaker with an ...
    • Ethics Work: Engaging Technology Values and Ethics through Design 

      Wong, Richmond (2022-09-22)
      Growing public discussions, legislative actions, and worker actions call for greater consideration of social values and ethics during technology development. In response, approaches such as compliance checklists have been ...
    • Everyday Materials Transformed by Computing 

      Oh, HyunJoo (2019-10-31)
      Look around at some of the familiar objects and materials in your surroundings. These things can be transformed. By combining everyday materials with computing, we can extend and reimagine their expressive and functional ...
    • Exploring the promise and peril of emotion AI, designing for emotional meaning-making with data, imagining an affirmative biopolitics with data 

      Howell, Noura (2021-09-23)
      Emotion AI, which predicts psychological characteristics from data, offers potentially transformative benefits for societal well-being, productivity, and security. Drawing on increasingly available biodata-data about ...
    • Finding the Sweet Spot: Working At The Intersection Between Research and Technology Policy 

      Thakur, Dhanaraj (2022-03-17)
      How can we design research that informs technology policy debates? How can research help advance human rights advocacy in those debates? And at the same time how can that research be novel and offer a contribution to the ...