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How HCI interprets the probes
TLDR
This analysis traces how cultural probes have been adopted and adapted by the HCI community, revealing important underlying issues in HCI, suggesting underacknowledged disagreements about valid interpretation and the relationship between methods and their underlying methodology.
Reflective design
TLDR
Reflective design combines analysis of the ways in which technologies reflect and perpetuate unconscious cultural assumptions, with design, building, and evaluation of new computing devices that reflect alternative possibilities.
Affect: from information to interaction
TLDR
This work introduces and explores an alternative model of emotion as interaction: dynamic, culturally mediated, and socially constructed and experienced - instead of sensing and transmitting emotion, systems should support human users in understanding, interpreting, and experiencing emotion in its full complexity and ambiguity.
Indoor weather stations: investigating a ludic approach to environmental HCI through batch prototyping
TLDR
This project investigated how a ludic approach might open new possibilities for environmental HCI by designing three related devices that encourage environmental awareness while eschewing utilitarian or persuasive agendas, and gathered a range of accounts about how people engaged and used them.
Interfaces with the ineffable: Meeting aesthetic experience on its own terms
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This article presents a case study of a system for reflection and awareness of emotional presence that was, in a sense, lived into being and recounts how the system evolved into something that enhanced rather than impoverished the sympathetic awareness of another.
Data, Design and Civics: An Exploratory Study of Civic Tech
TLDR
Investigating how civic leaders in a large US city conceptualize civic tech, in particular, how they approach the intersection of data, design and civics identified several shared issues around pressing problems and strategic aspirations.
Nourishing the ground for sustainable HCI: considerations from ecologically engaged art
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It is argued that an understanding of both the history of ecologically engaged art, and the art-historical and critical discourses surrounding it, provide a fruitful entry-point into a more critically aware sustainable HCI.
Evaluating experience-focused HCI
TLDR
This SIG is intended to appeal to a broad cross section of the CHI community, ranging from practitioners and developers to computer and social scientists.
Interfaces with the Ineffable
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