Roxanne Raine will present her work in progress paper, Detecting Well-Established Trends about Political Affiliation and Affect in Facebook Microblogs: Conservatives Still Seem Happier than Liberals, at the 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society (SM&S) in London this July!
Nurit Kirshenbaum will present her short paper, Set&Motion: Tool for Authoring Interactive Stories with Sensors and Actuators, at the 2016 ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children conference (IDC2016) in Manchester, UK this June!
Journalist’s Resource, a project of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative, highlighted a HICHI Lab article in their December 3 post: “How Facebook influences Millennials’ politics.“
Congratulations to authors Sara Douglas, Roxanne Raine, Mara Maruyama, Bryan Semaan, and Scott Robertson.
Congratulations to Nurit Kirshenbaum who won the Best Software Innovation award in the Student Innovation Contest at the 2015 ACM Conference on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) Symposium in Charlotte, NC. She demonstrated Show Flow, a software tool for creating non-linear animatronic puppet shows.
Congratulations to lab members Sara Douglas, Roxanne Raine, and Misa Maruyama, and lab alumnus Bryan Semaan, on our latest publication:
Sara Douglas, Roxanne B Raine, Mara Maruyama, Bryan Semaan, Scott P Robertson. 2015. Community matters: How young adults use Facebook to evaluate political candidates. Information Polity 20 (2, 3), 135-150
Blake Vilas is spending his summer as an undergraduate researcher in the ProtoLab at Carnegie Mellon University where he will work on a project titled “Supporting DIY makers to design and fabricate assistive technology.”
“The ProtoLab conducts research at the intersection of social computing and design with the goal of developing tools, processes, and instructional techniques that change the way people solve complex problems creatively and collaboratively.”