The best of ICA conference 2013 in London

The ICA conference 2013 took place in London last week, with an unprecedented amount of participants. Those you managed to find the right room in the maze of the Hilton metropole hotel, have been rewarded with great presentations. I appreciated the ‘high density’ poster format, which allowed to have an insights on the research onContinue reading “The best of ICA conference 2013 in London”

Representations of knowledge in Africa

Professor Heike Winschiers has presented her interesting work at the Universit√† della Svizzera italiana. Of German origin, she lives in Namibia since 20 years and conducts research on Human Computer Interaction in Africa. Why is HCI different in Namibia compared to Europe or the U.S.? Because our thinking patter is different, as already proposed inContinue reading “Representations of knowledge in Africa”

Organ donations in Europe: Latin countries are the most generous

  Spain, Portugal, France, Slovenia and Italy might have severe financial issues, but they are the most generous countries of Europe in terms of organs donations, with over 20 donors per million people. And Switzerland is well below the European average with only 12! Do you see any cultural pattern?