Collaboration & Crowdsourcing
Social Awareness & Identity
Information Seeking
Futile Creativity


COMPLEX and CREATIVE CROWDSOURCING
Crowd-Supported Synthesis

Building on cognitive science research in schema induction and abstraction, can a crowd aid in performing qualitative analysis?
 

 
CSCW 2014 paper
Utilizing Multiple Workers

Effects of multiple workers, and workflows of different number of workers, on an interdependent task: limerick writing.
 

 
CHI 2014 paper
CrowdWeaver

Visual workflows for managing complex crowdwork.
 

 
CSCW 2012 paper

IDENTITY and SOCIAL COMPUTING
Who Gives A Tweet

Understanding microblog content value, and emerging social norms and accepted practice.
 


 
CSCW 2012 paper, collab. with Michael Bernstein and Kurt Luther
Reminiscence

Can we use public media to inspire reminiscence, for both individual reflection and social discussion?
 

 
collab. Microsoft Research Cambridge; BCS HCI 2011 paper
Healthii

Sharing physical and emotional well-being via status updates, investigating concepts of self-reflection and social awareness.
 

 
alt.chi 2010 paper;
iConference 2011 paper

INFORMATION SEEKING and AWARENESS
Serendipity

First, a look at if modern search engines have made discovery efficient but dull, or if there is the potential for serendipitous results. Second, a broader look at the history of serendipity in computing research, and how we might design for serendipity and insight.
 

 
CHI’09 paper, C&C’09 paper
Image Search

Images occupy a highly dimensional space that is not currently served well by pagination and poor ranking. How can we better explore, and refine our searches? Log analysis, design concepts and prototype.
 

 
INTERACT’09 paper
Atomate

Context-aware reactive behaviours through blending personal, public and social data.
 

 
book chapter; WWW’10 paper

INFO SEEKING and AWARENESS
OTHER
Continuum

A temporal visualisation tool focusing on hierarchies, relationships and scale.
 

 
UIST’07 paper
CHIstory

The Great Usability Cataclysm of 2068 has erased all previous knowledge of HCI. The world has been plunged into an age of darkness where terror, fear, and poor usability reign. View the (CHI’09 Golden Mouse award winning!) video for our parody of HCI history.
 

 
CHI Sadness

For those not in Paris; like CHI Madness, but we're not crazy. just jealous. CHI Sadness.