Last week I attended and presented at the 4th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays at the DFKI in Saarbrücken, Germany. The accepted paper “They want to tell us: Attention-aware Design and Evaluation of Ambient Displays for Learning” is a remainder of my PhD research and explores the interaction between users and ambient displays and the evaluation thereof in a learning context by presenting the results of a formative design study conducted at the OU campus. The symposium started for me with an inspiring tutorial on “Urban HCI – Understanding space for the design of novel media architecture interfaces” by Patrick Tobias Fischer from the Bauhaus […]


Working on an article for Campus Wide Information Systems (CWIS) journal, I came accross an interesting article by John Traxler from the University of Wolverhampton talking about definitions and perspectives of learning in a mobile age.So far there hav…

Web Squared: Web meets the World
August 24, 2009

In anticipation of the upcoming Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco later this year, Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle published a whitepaper descibing this years theme: “Web Squared: Web 2.0 Five Years On”. Reflecting the last five years of this Web 2.0 conference with the main insight that Web 2.0 is all about harnessing collective intelligence they point out that […]