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Home again, home again, jiggety jig

Although I’m no longer doing client projects on a regular basis, I am doing quite a lot of work for professional groups including both ACM SIGCHI (Special Interest Group in Computer-Human Interaction) and the Fulbright Association, and my days feel … Continue reading

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Inside the UX Studio

In 2015, I was awarded the SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement in Practice Award, and went to Seoul to present a session-long talk which is described and linked to below. I was pleasantly surprised, then, in 2016, to be awarded the UXPA … Continue reading

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AfriCHI!

In November 2016 in Nairobi, I presented the closing Keynote at the first-ever all-Africa HCI conference, AfriCHI.  Here is an annotated slide set. AfriCHI keynote to post I particularly like this talk because it links together who we are in … Continue reading

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Encounters with HCI Pioneers

Ben Shneiderman recently launched a new website, The Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Pioneers Project, which draws attention to the trail-blazers by describing their backgrounds and contributions. I am deeply honored to be included. And today, New York Times reporter Steve Lohr did this … Continue reading

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Challenges at the Bottom of the Pyramid: An Ethnographic Study of South African Mobile Users

Here are the slides from my Case Study at CHI 2014 in Toronto. Dray Case Study CHI 2014 to post

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Article Archive

Here are links to a few of my talks, presentations and articles to augment those posted here.  If there are any you would like more information on, or other articles I’ve written that you would like copies of, please let … Continue reading

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Building Bridges, Not Walls: The Interdependence of Academics and Practitioners in Human-Computer Interaction

Here are the slides and notes from my recent talk at CHI2015.  The talk, for the Lifetime Achievement in Practice Award, was entitled “Building Bridges, Not Walls:  The Interdependence of Academics and Practitioners in Human-Computer Interaction” FINAL NOTES to send … Continue reading

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Building Bridges: Specific Things We Can Do

In my talk at CHI 2015 in Seoul, I addressed the wall between academics and practitioners and offered both some of the reasons this wall exists and how we can build bridges instead.  Here are the slides with the specifics. … Continue reading

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