Speakers

Design@Large: Kelly Gates (UC San Diego)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus At the request of the speaker, video will not be recorded for the talk. Abstract: Who are the “humans” in “human-centered design”? As most designers are aware, “human” is not a unified or stable category, and its plasticity has serious implications for design. It is… Read More

Design@Large: Batya Friedman (University of Washington)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus Video will be posted 2 weeks after talk date Check back for more information

Design@Large: Elizabeth Simmons (UC San Diego)

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus Video will be posted 2 weeks after talk date Check back for more information

Design@Large: Erin Glass (UC San Diego)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus Video will be posted 2 weeks after talk date Abstract: Networks for us, by us: Participatory design for a San Diego Digital Commons It’s often taken for granted that, besides the occasional request to fill out a survey, everyday users should have… Read More

Design@Large: Morana Alač (UC San Diego)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus At the request of the speaker, video will not be recorded for the talk. Abstract: Designing for Sensory Ethnography: A case of Camera (In)Odorata In the age of visual dominance and environmental hypersensitivity, when we are more allergic than ever before (to… Read More

Design@Large: Bill Buxton (Microsoft Research)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus Abstract: Intelligent Design / Design for Intelligence – Human & Machine In the current feeding frenzy around AI and Machine Learning, it would be easy to believe that there is a panacea which will address all problems having to do with human… Read More

Design@Large: Tricia Wang (Sudden Compass & Magpie Kingdom)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus At the request of the speaker, video will not be recorded for the talk. Abstract: Designing for Humans in the Era of Algorithmic Decision-Making We need a new set of language and frameworks to design for humans in the era of algorithmic… Read More

Design@Large: Danielle Bragg (University of Washington)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus Abstract: Building Accessible Information Systems: A Data-Driven Approach Computer scientists have made progress on many problems in information access: curating large datasets, developing machine learning techniques, building extensive networks, and designing interfaces to navigate various media. However, many of these solutions do… Read More

Design@Large: Jeffrey Elman (UC San Diego)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CSE 1202 on the UCSD campus Abstract: Designing for change: The challenge of institutional aging (and success) All institutions age (at least, until they die). Many grow. A few are very successful. With age, growth, and success come difficult challenges. One of the most difficult challenge confronting all… Read More

Design@Large: Sorin Lerner (UC San Diego)

Abstract Toward Gamification of Proofs about Programs In this talk, I will present our ongoing research on turning the task of doing proofs about programs into puzzle games that can played for fun. I will first present Polymorphic Blocks, a block-based UI in which a connector’s shape visually represents the structure of the data being… Read More

Design@Large: Harinath Garudadri (UC San Diego)

Abstract Technology, Healthcare, and ? In this talk, I will briefly describe the convergence of multiple technologies over the last 140 years that has led to the powerful platform that we now call the Internet of Things (IoT). These technologies – individually and collectively – had a transformative effect on humans and cultures. I am… Read More

Design@Large: Cecilia Aragon (University of Washington)

Abstract The Hearts and Minds of Data Science Extraordinary advances in our ability to acquire and generate data are transforming the fundamental nature of discovery across domains. Much of the research in the field of data science has focused on automated methods of analyzing data such as machine learning and new database techniques. However, the… Read More

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