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Sinister Research Blog

Following the theme of the paper we presented at CHI 2013, which celebrates how contemporary HCI research is essential in bringing about the inevitable robot singularity, we have set up a blog that archives projects that we feel make an outstanding contribution to the future enslavement of humans by ...

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CHI 2013 Paris

This is the annual blog post detailing our involvement with the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This is the premier international conference in the field of human-computer interaction and takes place in Paris from 27th April-2nd May.   A quick summary of ...

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Sci-fi HCI @ CHI

We are presenting a paper at CHI 2013 that suggests that myself (Conor), Ben, Shaun and Dan are robots sent back from a dystopian robot-controlled future to celebrate the strands of current HCI research that are essential in bringing about that robot singularity. This paper may initially seem frivolous, ...

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Undergrad LSoCS students & world-class interaction design

Research and design work carried out by 2nd year Lincoln School of Computer Science students has recently been recognised as excellent, through the acceptance of a paper describing that work to ACM CHI 2013, the worlds leading conference in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. We have recently redesigned the Human-Computer ...

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Proceedings of UK HCI Workshop on “People, Computers, and Psychotherapy”

In September, we - along with colleagues from across the UK - organised a workshop at the UK HCI 2012 conference. This workshop was entitled "People, Computers & Psychotherapy" and was attended by an interesting group of people with expertise from clinical psychology, counselling services, and HCI. It ...

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Get Lost, GetLostBot! Serendipity in Location-Sharing Services

Last week I presented a short paper about GetLostBot at the Workshop on Personalising the Local Mobile Experience at the 2012 ACM Conference on Recommendation Systems in Dublin. The paper is freely downloadable from our institutional ePrints. This brief paper outlines the experience ...

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Notes on Birmingham Household Energy Seminar

I recently attended a one day international seminar on ‘Household Energy Consumption, Technology and Efficiency’ where I was invited to do a talk around my HCI focused research in designing technology-supported household energy interventions. The event was held at the University of Birmingham’s European Research Institute. Invited speakers are listed ...

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Fear and loathing in Bab-Vegas

I recently found myself back in familiar Newcastle  territory with fellow LiSC folks Shaun, Conor and Sanne for the ‘Food for Thought’ workshop at the DIS2012 conference. The workshop involved the ethnographic study of drinking large quantities of beer and eating nasty kebabs on the edgy ...

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Call For Papers: BCS HCI Workshop on “People, Computers, and Psychotherapy”

Submission deadline extended: New deadline Friday 6th July, 2012 Submissions are invited for the workshop on, “People, Computers, and Psychotherapy,” which will be run in conjunction with BCS HCI 2012 (http://hci2012.bcs.org/index.html) in Birmingham, UK in September 2012. There is an urgent and identified need for technology-led interventions for common mental health problems. ...

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Preparing for CHI 2012 in Austin, Texas

A quick update about the upcoming CHI 2012 conference, which is taking place from May 5-10th in Austin, Texas. A total of five members of LiSC are heading to the USA next month for CHI - the worlds leading HCI conference. If you are interested in ...

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Northern User Experience Event – Social Media & Energy Use Behaviour Change

The nice folks over at the Northern User Experience (NUX) group recently invited me along to do a talk and interactive session on social media + energy behaviour change at their stylish space at the Round Foundry Media Centre in Leeds. The talk was part of the ...

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“Power of Minds” Hack for Honda

Last weekend I was privileged to be invited to participate in a commercial hack day as part of Honda's "Dream Factory" initiative. Hosted at the Guardian offices and organised by Rewired State, the hack saw 23 developers from across the country feverishly developing prototypes and concepts based on ...

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Organisational Change for Sustainability Workshop

As a researcher on our sustainablity project - Electro Magnates - I have always been pro-active in looking for potential collaboration opportunities with other universities doing similar work to our own in the sustainability field, particularly when parallels of behaviour change and technology are present. At a recent ...

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Conference report: DiGRA 2011

In recent news, LiSC members recently attended the 5th Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) conference in Hilversum (NL) hosted by the Utrecht School of the Arts. Oliver presented his work on ...

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We’re slowly sticking all our presentations online

Having ignored Bens recommendation for years and years, we have finally got around to posting conference presentations on slideshare. There's a bar on the side with a shortcut to a few of them. You can see all of them here --->>> HERE!...

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