Seminar on People, Computers, and Design - 1991-92

Oct. 2, 1991 - Brewster Kahle, Thinking Machines Inc.
Interfaces for the Wide Area Information Server

Oct 9, 1991 - Jock Mackinlay, Xerox PARC,
The Information Visualizer: A 3D User Interface for Information Retrieval

Oct 16, 1991 - Craig Zarmer and Jeff Johnson, Human-Computer Interaction Department, HP Labs,
ACE: Building Software Applications out of High-level, Semantic-based Components

Oct 23, 1991 - Rolf Faste, Stanford Design Division
Cultural Preferences and Brain Modality: Implications for the Design of Silicon-based Tools

Oct 30, 1991 - Allen Cypher, Apple ATG
Eager: Programming Repetitive Tasks by Example

Nov 6, 1991 - Brenda Laurel, Telepresence Research,
Be There Here: Telepresence and Virtual Reality

Nov 13, 1991 - Kathy Carter, Xerox EuroPARC,
Tools for intuitive skills

Nov 20, 1991 - Bill Verplank, IDEO,
Sketching Metaphors: Graphic Invention And User Interface Design

Dec 4, 1991 - Fred Lakin, Performing Graphics Co.,
The Electronic Design Notebook: Performing Medium and Processing Medium

Dec. 11, 1991 - Larry Leifer, Stanford Design Division,
Instrumenting the Product AND the Design Process: 3 examples

Jan 8, 1992 - Pavel Curtis, Xerox PARC,
MUDs: Virtual Reality for Everyman?

Jan 15, 1992 - Mike Lesk, Bellcore,
Better Things for Better Chemistry Through Multi-Media: The CORE Electronic Chemistry Library

Jan 22, 1992 - Mitch Kapor, ON Technologies and Electronic Frontier Foundation,
On Technologies and Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inventing Software Design

Jan 29, 1992 - Bob Johansen, Institute for the Future,
Tools for Tomorrow's Teams.

February 5, 1992 - Abbe Don, In Context,
Point of View in the Interface: Storytelling and Information Retrieval

Feb 12, 1992 - Scott Minneman, Xerox Parc,
The Social Construction of a Technical Reality: studies of group engineering design practice

February 19, 1992 - Aaron Marcus, Aaron Marcus and Associates,
Principles of Effective Visual Communication for Graphical User Interface Design

February 26, 1992 - Richard Stallman, League for Programming Freedom,
Protecting the Freedom to Write Software: The new software monopolies, and what we can do about them

March 4, 1992 - Parvati Dev, Stanford Medical School,
Using computers to teach medicine: Design and interface issues

March 11, 1992 - James Laffey, Apple,
Organizational Memory as a Support for Learning and Performance: Prototypes and Issues

March 18 and 25, 1992 - NO SEMINAR, SPRING BREAK

April 1, 1992 - Lee Felsenstein, LAV-PC, Inc.,
The Electronic Agora - Pre-industrial Applications of Computer Communications

April 8, 1992 - Chuck Bigelow, Stanford,
Fonts, Glyphs, Curves, Bits - Typefaces for Interfaces

April 15, 1992 - Andy Hertzfeld, General Magic,
User Interface and Artistic Valuess

April 22, 1992 - John Tang, SUN Microsystems,
Developing Usable, Collaborative, Multimedia Technology

April 29, 1992 - Marc Levoy, Stanford,
Artistic Devices and Photorealism in Scientific Visualization


May 13, 1992 - Paul Heckel, Hyperracks,
Elements of Friendly Software Design

May 20, 1992 - John Tang and Scott Minneman,SUN and Xerox PARC,
Using Observational Studies to Develop Shared Drawing Tools

May 27, 1992 - Marc Stiegler, Autodesk,
Building a Marketplace in the Electronic Medium

June 3, 1992 - Chuck Clanton, Aratar,
Film Craft in User Interface Design


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