Building a Better World via the User-Centered Design of Technology

Invited Technical Speaker: Mary Czerwinski, Research Area Manager Visualization and Interaction Group, Microsoft Research The meta-view of this session is that there are many new and interesting ways present information visually. The speaker covered visual presentation of data from Social Media, Businesses and Entertainment communities. There were three aspects of this presentation which struck me. […]

Continue reading →

7 Lessons Learned with First Formal Research Project

I really enjoy listening to speakers at GHC–unfortunately, I also get inspired by them. Unfortunately because I find I am constantly writing down which have only a tangential relationship to the speaker’s topic. This list is one of those inspired writings–I jotted it down while listening to the awesome talk by Fran Allen. Lessons Learned […]

Continue reading →

Links to know at GHC

I am posting the links to the GHC wiki, bloggers page, flickr page, YouTube channel, and homepage because last year I had trouble finding all the links and am fascinated by the diversity of content being generated. Enjoy! Like this:Like Loading…

Continue reading →

My Poster’s Up!

This year I am excited to be presenting a poster at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing! I have created handouts for people at the conference, but if you don’t get a chance to stop by in person you can check out my poster page. There you can download a Power Point version […]

Continue reading →

15-100 Rocks Because of Alice

I have been having such a blast in my Intro Computer Science class. While I have taken an intro Java course before, I am finding significant added value taking it at a college level. A large reason for that added value is that I am in one of the few sections at CMU this semester […]

Continue reading →