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CROSSROADS
2010
7 years 14 days ago
Massive multiplayer human computation for fun, money, and survival
Crowdsourcing is an effective tool to solve hard tasks. By bringing 100,000s of people to work on simple tasks that only humans can do, we can go far beyond traditional models of ...
Lukas Biewald
CHI
2010
ACM
7 years 2 months ago
Connect 2 congress: visual analytics for civic oversight
Strong representative democracies rely on educated, informed, and active citizenry to provide oversight of the government. We present Connect 2 Congress (C2C), a novel, high tempo...
Peter Kinnaird, Mario Romero, Gregory D. Abowd
ACMDIS
2010
ACM
7 years 2 months ago
Design requirements for ambient display that supports sustainable lifestyle
People are ready to change themselves to adopt more ecofriendly habits such as conserving electricity when they are aware of the possible problems of their lifestyle. In this sens...
Tanyoung Kim, Hwajung Hong, Brian Magerko
HUC
2010
Springer
7 years 2 months ago
Propinquity: exploring embodied gameplay
Consumer game platforms are realizing Ubicomp's vision of seamless, sensor-based, embodied interaction with computation. Here we present Propinquity, a full-body dancing/figh...
Amanda Williams, Lynn Hughes, Bart Simon
HUC
2009
Springer
7 years 3 months ago
Experiences of participatory sensing in the wild
We present two studies of participatory sensing in the wild, in which groups of young people used sensors to collect environmental data along with contextual information such as p...
Mark Paxton, Steve Benford
HUC
2010
Springer
7 years 4 months ago
EnergyLife: pervasive energy awareness for households
We present Energy Life a system utilizing wireless sensors, mobile and ambient interfaces that turn energy consumers into active players. Energy Life participants play through dif...
Christoffer Björkskog, Giulio Jacucci, Lucian...
CHI
2010
ACM
7 years 5 months ago
TOPAOKO: interactive construction kit
If you have a laser cutter, you can build your own TOPAOKO. We describe work in progress on TOPAOKO, an interactive construction kit that encourages experimentation and play with ...
Kuan-Ju Wu, Mark D. Gross
ACMDIS
2010
ACM
7 years 5 months ago
Creating a rural community display with local engagement
We present our experiences of using an iterative, prototypedriven approach to developing social systems with the participation of communities, inspired by probe-based methodologie...
Nick Taylor 0002, Keith Cheverst
ACMDIS
2010
ACM
7 years 5 months ago
On the design of a "moody" keyboard
To counter the increasing number of online threats for users' privacy and security, this paper explores the design of an ambient security indicator, in form of a standard key...
Alexander De Luca, Bernhard Frauendienst, Max-Eman...
HUC
2010
Springer
7 years 6 months ago
Serendipitous family stories: using findings from a study on family communication to share family history
Storytelling and sharing family histories are important parts of what it means to "be" a family. Based on results from a study on intergenerational communication over a ...
Frank R. Bentley, Sujoy Kumar Chowduhry
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