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Associate Professor
kimiko@ischool.berkeley.edu
Focus: Human-computer interaction, tangible user interfaces
(415) 269-1513

Recent Publications

Jun 6, 2016

We analyze the concept videos of Google Glass and Microsoft Hololens, viewing them as design fictions that project a vision about the future of computing. Analyzing these videos along with media articles during the time period after the products were announced but before they were available to the public, we begin to see how people use the videos to imagine different types of futures - including imagining different implications that these technologies might have on privacy.

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Sep 30, 2009
New book by I School professor Marti Hearst focuses on search engines' user interfaces and how people use them.

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The smart fabric could be used to create clothes with dynamically changing colors or patterns. But who would wear clothes that double as a computer display? And why? New research explores these questions.

Laura Devendorf makes a toy gun from hot glue and candy, following the computer's instructions.
Machines increasingly do humans’ jobs. But what happens when a human performs a machine’s tasks? A new project by doctoral student Laura Devendorf explores that role reversal, with unexpected insights into the creative process how people interact with machines.
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School of Information faculty and students are presenting their research on human-computer interaction in Toronto this week at the annual CHI conference.
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Eight I School faculty and students will be presenting their research at the upcoming CHI Conference in Paris, France.
The "AnyType" app creates a custom typeface based on photgraphs of the user's environment.
The mobile app “AnyType” lets people experiment with the creative process — and encourages them to see the world around them through a new lens.
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Suzanne Ginsburg will be teaching the new course “Designing Mobile Experiences” at the School of Information in Fall 2012. Ginsburg talks about her upcoming course and the biggest challenges when designing for mobile devices.
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The future of search will include speech input, social searching, and natural language queries, according to I School professor Marti Hearst.
Elizabeth Goodman
Goodman is delivering a keynote address in this week’s IDSA International Conference in New Orleans. The 2011 conference, sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America, focuses on community-based design.
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Ph.D. student Daniela Rosner is one of the organizers of this week’s Pervasive Computing conference, which also features a demonstration of a 2010 I School master’s final project.