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”

Digital pen (and interactive paper)

At the University of Lugano, faculty of Informatics, we just had a nice talk about pen and paper computing, by Nadir Weibel. An ETH gradate, he’s currently a post-doc at UCSD in California, at the Distributed Cognition and Human-Computer Interaction Lab.It seems a great place to be for Human computer Interaction research, experimenting on innovativeContinue reading “Digital pen (and interactive paper)”