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Registration is Open for #mediaX2019 Conference

Join us April 25th from 9a-4p as we address the topic of Digital Communities and the Augmented Human Experience and look at questions like What is “community” and How will information technologies enhance the human experience of community?

#mediaX2019 Conference: Digital Communities and the Augmented Human Experience

The #mediaX2019 Conference: Digital Communities and the Augmented Human Experience will bring together Stanford scholars and industry partners to dive into what builds community in 2019 and beyond.

Haptic Tether for Human Robot Communication

From The Theme SMART OFFICE WORKFLOWS WHAT IF What if we could help mobile robots navigate crowded environments using haptic communication? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore the use of haptic communication to improve human-mobile robot interaction, especially in crowded environments, such as offices and shopping malls. We developed and […]

Real Time Knowledge Capture and Feedback in Design Workspaces

From The Theme SMART OFFICE WORKFLOWS WHAT IF What if we could capture knowledge and interactions in real time, in order to better understand team interaction and workflow? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to develop a knowledge capture and reuse system that enables real-time analysis and feedback for design workspaces. Our […]

Making Noise Intentional: Capturing and Designing Robotic Sonic Expressions

From The Theme SMART OFFICE WORKFLOWS WHAT IF What if we could better understand how robotic sound influences human perceptions and interactions? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to develop design heuristics for the sounds that are a byproduct of interactive objects in the technologically advanced workplace of the future. Specifically, we […]

Dream Team: Computational Techniques for Adaptive Teams

From The Theme SMART OFFICE WORKFLOWS WHAT IF What if we could leverage computation and machine learning to optimize team structure? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore a new computationally empowered management practice for teams. We developed a system called “DreamTeam” that experiments with a set of possible team structures […]

Trust, Reputation, and Anonymity in Peer to Peer Publishing and Content

From The Theme ONLINE MEDIA CONTENT WHAT IF What if we could develop a truly fair, comprehensive and anonymous mechanism for assigning reputation ratings to self-published work online? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore reputation systems, with a focus on the feasibility of algorithmic techniques that address the issues of […]

Creativity and Culture: Understanding Team Creativity and What Fosters It

From The Theme
 KNOWLEDGE WORKER PRODUCTIVITY WHAT IF What if we could examine the effect of national culture on creativity? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO Our study was designed to deepen our understanding of the factors that stimulate creativity in different cultures, as well as in cross-cultural teams. Our project explored the relationship between […]