Seminar on People, Computers, and Design - 1996-97

Sept. 27 1996 - Trevor Darrell, Interval Research,
Perceptive Agents and Interfaces using Computer Vision

Oct. 4 1996 - Jakob Nielsen, SUN Microsystems,
Ensuring the usability of the next computing paradigm

Oct. 11 1996 - Adele Goldberg, Neometron,
Postponed until Nov. 15 due to campus-wide power outage.

Oct. 18, 1996 - Srinija Srinivasan, Yahoo! Inc. ,
Untangling the Web

Oct. 25, 1996 - Mark Pesce,
Engagement * Interface * Community

Nov. 1, 1996 - Paul Dourish, Apple Research Labs ,
Accounting for System Action

Nov. 8 1996 - Shumin Zhai, IBM Almaden Research Laboratory,
Human Performance in 6 Degree-of-Freedom Input Control

Nov. 15 1996 - Adele Goldberg, Neometron,

Nov. 22 1996 - John Hughes, Brown University, Computer Graphics Group
Sketching: Past, Present, and Future

Nov. 29, 1996 - Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 6, 1996 - Amy Jo Kim, NAIMA ,
Ritual Reality: Social Engineering in Online Communities

January 10, 1997 - Diane Schiano, Interval Research,
The First Noble Truth of CyberSpace: People are People Even in the MUD

January 17, 1997 - David Stork, Ricoh California Research Center (and visiting scholar in Psychology at Stanford),
HAL's Legacy: 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality

January 24, 1997 - Karen Fries, Microsoft,
Making software easier and more fun with social interfaces

January 31, 1997 - Ted Selker, IBM Almaden Research Center,
Test as You Build; An Approach To Creating New Interfaces

Feb. 7, 1997, Peter G. Neumann, SRI International
Risks and Their Prevention: The Role of the Human Interface

Feb. 14, 1997, Steve B. Cousins, Stanford Computer Science PCD Project
A User Interface for Interacting with Heterogeneous Distributed Applications

Feb. 21, 1997, Robert Jacobson, SRI Consulting
Information Design and Why It Matters

Feb. 28, 1997, Jon Bowersox, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine
Designing an Interface for Telesurgery

March 7, 1997, Peter Samis, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, with Steve Mayer
Interface Design for Art

March 14, 1997, Daniel Russell, Apple Research Labs
Sensemaking II: What, why and whither people use the WWW for work

April 4, 1997 - Alex Waibel, Interactive Systems Laboratories, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Karlsruhe
Speaking with your Voice, Pen, Eyes, Face, Hands, and Fingers

April 11, 1997 - Martin Röscheisen, Stanford Computer Science (Digital Libraries Project)
A Network-Centric Design for Relationship-based Rights Management

April 18, 1997 - Jeff Johnson, UI Wizards, Inc.
Universal Access to the Net: Requirements and Social Impact

April 25, 1997 - Michelle Wang Baldonado, Stanford Computer Science (Digital Library Project)
Sensemaker: An information-Exploration Interface

May 2, 1997 - Hiroshi Ishii, MIT Media Lab
Tangible Bits: Towards Seamless Interfaces between People, Bits, and Atoms

May 9, 1997 - Henry Fuchs, University of North Carolina
Technologies for Telecollaboration: Challenges and Opportunities in Image Capture, Rendering and Display

May 16, 1997 - Austin Henderson and Jed Harris, Pliant Research
Negotiating Ontologies: bridging the gaps

May 23, 1997 - James D. Hollan, Computer Science Department, University of New Mexico
Towards A New View of Information: History-Enriched Digital Objects and Dynamic Work Materials

May 30, 1997 - Donald Norman, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Toward the third generation of the PC: Lessons learned from Thomas Edison


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