© 2015 ACM 1072-5520/15/11 $15.00
BLOG/JUAN PABLO HOURCADE
Future, Part VI:
I liked your blog very much, Juan Pablo,
thanks for posting it. I am now working
on an academic project in HCI that does
exactly what you are talking about:
helping people from different cultures
help me achieve this that are accurate
worked with tools such as Kinect, Intel
RealSense, or VisageSDK? If so, what is
your opinion about them? Any pointers?
By Stefanie Mueller,
Bastian Kruck, Patrick Baudisch
LaserOrigami sounds amazing! Lasers
cutting metal is crazy, but origami is
wonderful; so precise. I definitely agree
the lasers produce a sturdier result than
finger joints. Thanks for sharing.
Isn’t It Time
to Change the Way
By Larissa Pschetz
If I can suggest further reading,
Hartmut Rosa has written an
interesting book on acceleration, Social
Acceleration: A Ne w Theory of Modernity.
He makes a good point by saying that
acceleration is not just a technological
question, but also a social issue, i.e., that
we should not only focus on technology
when working on the question of time.
I think the place with the most
room for development is intercultural
communication because, as you
mentioned, the fact that the world is
getting more and more interconnected
allows us to communicate with people
we would never have met otherwise.
And the speed of technological advances
in the domain is much higher than the
speed of our adaptation.
I want to augment video-conferencing tools to automatically
analyze facial expressions, emotions,
and gestures, and display information
to chat-users in order for them to
learn culture-general capabilities.
Specifically, I am looking for tools to
READY TO CHANGE THE WORLD?
Join our Faculty! Bentley University, located 11 miles outside of Boston, is
growing its UX Faculty.
The strong reputation of our graduate UX program is based on educating
top performers in user research, design and innovation on our Waltham
campus, San Francisco campus as well as online. Further reinforcing this
reputation is our well known User Experience Center in Waltham and our
UX Studio located in the heart of Boston’s innovation district. Consistent
with our practice focus, most of our graduate classes have research and
design projects sponsored by our strong network of major product
Given the focus and reputation of this unique program, we are seeking
candidates with a PhD in human computer interaction or other appropriate
academic discipline with a strong focus in UX research, product design
To apply or learn more about our programs,
please visit jobs.bentley.edu.
Learn more about Bentley University at: www.bentley.edu
Bentley University is an equal opportunity employer, building
strength through diversity. EOE/AA.
The fact that
the world is getting
more and more
us to communicate
with people we would
never have met
INTERACTIONS.ACM.ORG 6 INTERACTIONS NOVEMBER–DECEMBER2015