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Human-computer interaction, tangible user interfaces

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Hany Farid

Hao Li, a deepfake pioneer and an associate professor at the University of Southern California, is impressed by the Chinese app Zao, which allows you to place yourself in popular television shows and movies with just a single photograph. 

Richmond Wong

Instead of looking for design solutions to fix existing problems in privacy, I School researchers used speculative design fictions to explore the potential privacy issues that may arise in future uses and adoptions of emerging biosensing technologies.

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I School researchers have developed a custom-fit earpiece that that can capture “passthoughts” through brainwave signals from the ear canal, and for the first time demonstrated one-step three-factor authentication.

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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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