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CHI 2016 Papers

I’m excited to be participating in CHI 2016. My contributions are in the Late Breaking Works category, with a paper on Diary Studies in AAA Games User Research, and a position paper for the Games User Research workshop. This paper also focuses on diary studies but is geared towards lightweight research for indies and non-profits. View these papers here. Read more →

CSCW 2015 Wrap-up

CSCW 2015 is a wrap! This was my first time attending CSCW and overall it was one truly one of the best conferences I have attended. Just a recap of the events: I presented, my poster on Tumblr Analytics; took a selfie with Dan; helped organize the local SFU/UBC party by designing the invitations; (and there was table-top hockey!) enjoyed the… Read more →

Book Chapter: Conducting Interviews with Remote Participants

Happy to announce that Carman Neustaedter (Simon Fraser University) and Tejinder K. Judge (Google Inc.)’s new book Studying and Designing for Domestic Life: Lessons From Home, includes a chapter I helped write. The chapter (Chapter 2) focuses on Conducting Interviews with Remote Participants. I specifically review my experience with mobile commerce and how we overcame remote participant challenges for the project. My fellow co-authors, Azadeh Forghani and… Read more →

8,000 Women in Tech: GHC Here We Come!

This week I will be in sunny Phoenix to present my work on Tumblr and the fandom experience at the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration. I will be speaking on the 2nd day of the conference, Thursday Oct 9th, at 5:15pm at the Phoenix Convention Center, room North 121 A-C. Read more →

Fall 2014 Upcoming Talks: Google and Yahoo!

On September 2nd and 3rd I will be in Mountain View and Sunnyvale to present my research at both Yahoo! and Google. I have not been to either campuses before, so I am excited to not only present, but get a tour of the facilities. If you are in the area and want to meetup, send me a tweet @drinkthecoolaid. On… Read more →