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Lost But Not Forgotten
Ned Thanhouser
September 10, 2014

Film history has forgotten the pioneering productions created by the Thanhouser studio that operated in New Rochelle, New York during the birth of cinema in America. From 1910 to 1917 the Thanhouser studio produced and released more than 1,000 films, of which some 220 have survived. Reconstructing the history of his grandfather’s studio and the […]

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Art of Articulation
Lee Fain
October 8, 2014

Products, services and technology have a political gauntlet to conquer before they make their first appearance in the marketplace. Often the first line of defense in a corporate environment is the internal audience and invested key stakeholders. Developing the solution is not enough. How you communicate the idea is just as important as the solution […]

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Fieldwork 4 Human Computer Interaction
Sara Bly and Françoise Brun-Cottan
October 5, 2014

Thank you to our lively and engaged group of participants who completed CHIFOO’s pilot learning program Fieldwork 4 HCI! Students Alicia Navarette Amanda Frank Ann Marcus Barbara Holmes Chia-Hua Yu Christine Fisher Derek Keevil Jung le Han Katherine Stevens Sherri Koester Instructors Sara Bly Françoise Brun-Cottan Facilitator Clodine Mallinckrodt Fieldwork for Human Computer Interaction: A […]

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Big Story, Little Story
Jason Sack
November 5, 2014

Working the last couple years in a building full of storytellers, Jason Sack has learned how powerful narrative can be in creating great products and experiences. Selling an idea, creating a sense of drama, and maintaining engagement in an experience all stand to benefit from a better understanding of storytelling. Because UX people are uniquely […]

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