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Papers/Notes: HCI For All

Tuesday, April 13
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Homeless Young People's Experiences with Information Systems: Life and Work in a Community Technology Center
Jill Palzkill Woelfer, University of Washington, USA
David G. Hendry, University of Washington, USA

Reports on the use of digital media by homeless young people in a community technology center. Framework of ecological considerations can assist designers of information systems for homeless populations.

 Feminist HCI: Taking Stock and Outlining an Agenda for Design
Shaowen Bardzell, Indiana University, USA

This paper outlines the state of the art and an agenda for ?feminist HCI? as a theoretical perspective on interaction design. It proposes a number of ?qualities of feminist interaction.?

Postcolonial Computing: A Lens on Design and Development
Lilly Irani, UC Irvine, USA
Janet Vertesi, UC Irvine, USA
Paul Dourish, UC Irvine, USA
Kavita Philip, UC Irvine, USA
Rebecca E. Grinter, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

HCI research areas across the globe has raised complex issues. Postcolonial computing is a lens for understanding cultural difference, development, uneven economic relations, and cultural knowledges.

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