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Symposium slides now available

On 14th February we ran our end of project symposium at the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts, University of Sussex. We had a thought-provoking day, with talks on our work and related research, and an interactive activity where we thought

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Symposium schedule

Description Register for a free ticket, which includes lunch and refreshments.Arrive 9:45 for coffee and 10am start. Research on smart home technology often only includes a limited set of participants in design and evaluation work. Typically, participants are confident with

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Symposium announcement

Announcing our end of project symposium – Beyond early adopters: designing smart homes with underrepresented user groups 10am-4:30pm, 14th February 2020, University of Sussex, Attenborough Centre Register for a free ticket, which includes lunch and refreshments.Arrive 9:30 for coffee and 10am

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PPIG 2018

Last month I attended the 29th Annual Workshop of the Psychology of Programming Interest Group. to present a work-in-progress paper on the methods we are using on the CONVER-SE project. PPIG 2018 was hosted at the Art Workers’ Guild in Bloomsbury, and

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Recruiting participants

We are recruiting participants in the South East of England for our first study – please take a look at the advert below and see whether you or someone you know could take part. — Do you have a ‘smart’

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VUX Workshop at CHI 2018

At the end of April, I attended CHI 2018 in Montreal, and took part in a workshop on Voice-UX Studies and Design. I submitted a position paper for the workshop, based on our pilot work in the Sussex RDF funded

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Design Fiction

We put together this storyboard to communicate a possible future interaction with a system informed by our research on the CONVER-SE project. Create your own storyboard.

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Advisory Board Meeting

We had our first Advisory Board meeting last week, kindly hosted by the V&A. We’re lucky to have a panel of external experts with diverse skills and experiences, and it was great to all get together for the first time

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Project kick-off

We had a busy first month on the project, developing our plans for the first domestic studies, and working on the ethical review documents. The study materials are now nearly finalised, and work has begun on the toolkit for prototyping

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