CHI (an international conference for human-computer interaction) took place in Montreal, Canada this past week and a few reports of what was discussed are coming online.
- Opening Plenary Scott Cook – Intuit, CHI Blog This plenary is the story of why customer connectivity is hugely important. GO out to your customers first and design from that.
- Course on Designing Faceted Metadata Systems (PDF) Marti Hearst, Corey Chandler and Preston Smalley taught a course about lessons learned while designing faceted metadata systems.
- Workshop on designing for trust, collaboration, and compliance, Stream With an interesting group of participants we brainstormed on how to design social systems that support trust, cooperation, and compliance.
- Workshop on Eye-Tracking, Stream The general gist was that, while eye-tracking can now easily be integrated into usability studies (due to non-invasive trackers), there is still a lot of room for this method to evolve.
- Workshop on Mobile Social Software This workshop seeks to address these and other key issues around the proliferation of social software on mobile devices.
- Browsing Pornography: An Interface Design Perspective (PDF)
- Visualizing Email Content: Portraying Relationships from Conversational Histories (PDF)
- GUESS: A Language and Interface for Graph Exploration (PDF)
- Closing Session - Scott McCloud, CHI Blog Why does looking at comics and comic-building matter?