Dr. Mynatt presented to the Georgia Tech GVU community today about he role as the Executive Director of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) and what research and funding in computing looks like in Washington D.C. and what is on the horizon. The video from this talk can be found here.
We introduce a new area of interaction research, everyday computing, by focusing on scaling ubiquitous computing with respect to time. Our motivations for everyday computing stem from wanting to support the informal and unstructured activities typical of much of our everyday lives. Our goal is understanding the transformation of everyday life as computing is ubiquitously integrated into informal, daily activities and routines.
Effective immediately, our leader Beth Mynatt received a promotion to distinguished professor! This is based on her scholarship and contributions to the College of Computing, The Georgia Tech community, and her commitment to advancing the field of computer science. To learn more about this accomplishment, go to http://www.cc.gatech.edu/news/571571/computings-mynatt-named-distinguish....
ECL will be at ICWSM in Cologne, Germany on May 17-20th. Jessica Pater, in collaboration with Casey Fiesler, Anna Lauren Hoffmann, Nicholas Proferes, and Stevie Chancellor have organized a workshop on Ethical Social Media Research. More information on the workshop can be found at http://icwsm.org/2016/program/workshop/#w2.
The Everyday Computing Lab will be presenting research at the 2016 EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare Conference in Cancun, Mexico May 16th - May 19th. Maia Jacobs will be presenting her paper with James Clawson and Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt "A Cancer Journey Framework: Guiding the Design of Holistic Health Technology." Additionally, she will be presenting at the Future of Pervasive Health Workshop.
The Everyday Computing Lab will be presenting research at the 2016 Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH) which was held at the ACM CHI conference this year in San Diego, CA. Maia Jacobs will be presenting on the "Lessons Learned from a Year-long Deployment of Customizable Breast Cancer Tablet Computers" and Jessica Pater will be presenting a poster focused on "Connecting Online Presentations of Eating Disorders to Clinically Significant Indicators. "