News, activities and awards
He introduced his recent work on interaction design and activity theory.
We discussed ideas for papers and workshops for next year's iConference submission deadline. We have two visitors: Phillip Lee from Social Ecology, and Pernille Bjorn, a professor from Denmark who is visiting Informatics this year.
The School of Information and Computer Sciences established RiSCIT, the Center for Research in Sustainability, Collapse-preparedness and Information Technology with a 3 year grant. Faculty involved are Debra Richardson, Bill Tomlinson, Bonnie Nardi and Don Patterson. The Center will host speakers and conduct other activities to support sustainability and collapse-preparedness.
Garena Stadium is a multi-function game center in Bugis, Singapore. It has cybercafe, retail store and cafe. It hosts League of Legends' weekly tournament among teams in Southeast Asia. Have a look at the pictures I have taken. The last two were taken of the tournament of July 6, 2013.
Spring quarter ends and summer is coming. During this summer, Nikki will do an internship at PARC, Yubo will work with Yong Ming at CUTE center in Singapore, Sunny will conduct field study in UK, Katherine, Caitie and Colin will continue their research in school. Good luck to all of them!
Congratulations, Dr. Cervantes, on successfully defending your dissertation! Good luck in your pursuits beyond UCI! We'll miss you!
Nikki introduced her work on player identity in Guild War 2.
IConference 2013 happened in Fort Worth, Texas. This is a "cowboy city." Check out the pictures I've taken!