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Portholes: supporting awareness in a distributed work group
Initial experiences of the system in use at EuroPARC and PARC suggest that Portholes both supports shared awareness and helps to build a “sense of community”.
Walking away from the desktop computer: distributed collaboration and mobility in a product design team
A study of a spatially distributed product design team shows that most members are rarely at their individual desks, and implications for technology design include portable and distributed computing resources, in particular, moving beyond individual workstation-centric CSCW applications.
Media spaces: bringing people together in a video, audio, and computing environment
Turning the page on navigation
An in-depth observational study of reading and within-document navigation is discussed and the results of a second analysis of how people read comparable digital materials on the screen, given limited navigational functionality are added.
A use of drawing surfaces in different collaborative settings
- S. Bly
- ArtCSCW '88
Observations suggest that the process of creating drawings may be as important to the design process as the drawings themselves and raise issues for further study, particularly with respect to computer support for collaborative drawing surface use.
Exit From the High Street: An Exploratory Study of Sustainable Fashion Consumption Pioneers
In today's fashion system, dominated by business models predicated on continual consumption and globalized production systems that have major environmental and social impacts, the consumption of…
Anchored conversations: chatting in the context of a document
An application-independent tool called Anchored Conversations that brings together text-based conversations and documents that facilitates document sharing and provides support for review, catch-up and asynchronous communications through a database.
Sound and computer information presentation
- S. Bly
- Computer Science
Experiments showed that sound does convey information accurately and that sound can enhance graphic presentations, and suggests areas of future exploration in both applications and techniques for aural data representation.
Embodied social proxy: mediating interpersonal connection in hub-and-satellite teams
The development of a telepresence device, called an Embodied Social Proxy (ESP), which represents the satellite coworker 24x7, and how ESP was used through ethnographic observations, surveys, and usage log data is studied.
Broken expectations in the digital home
- S. Bly, Bill N. Schilit, David W. McDonald, Barbara Rosario, Y. Saint-Hilaire
- Computer ScienceCHI Extended Abstracts
- 21 April 2006
An exploratory study of people who use their home networks for more than just broadband Internet access found that problems are often caused by broken expectations, a mismatch between what a person expects to be able to do and specific device capabilities.