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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research Sends 3 to CHI Academy

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Each year, SIGCHI , the international society for professionals, academics, and students interested in human technology and human-computer interaction (HCI), announces a short list of individuals who have been elected to the CHI Academy. You might wonder...
  • Blog Post: Buxton, Han on Channel 9: Friends Swapping Stories

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies “3-D printing’s been around for years and years and years. That was called milling machines and, later on, stereolithography, but the cost has changed by orders of magnitude, which makes it possible—just as lower cost made personal computers...
  • Blog Post: Great Story Just Out on Bill Buxton

    Posted by Rob Knies Distro , a magazine-like publication from the folks at Engadget , just published its 37th issue, and featured on the cover and in a fascinating Q&A is Bill Buxton , principal researcher at Microsoft Research. The publication is available as a .pdf file, which you can download...
  • Blog Post: Advance Your Presentation with Your Phone

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Making a business presentation can be daunting. Interaction with the audience might require you to change the flow of your presentation by jumping to a different section in your PowerPoint presentation. Or you might want to show supporting evidence in...
  • Blog Post: Building a Strong Foundation

    Tweet Posted by Bill Buxton Editor's note: Bill Buxton , a principal researcher for Microsoft Research and a relentless advocate for innovation and effective design, is sharing his experience as a judge for the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals . See Part One and Part Three . We arrived...
  • Blog Post: Research Contributions to Build 2013

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies The launch of Windows 8 late last year provided developers with new opportunities to construct paradigm-shifting apps that can stand out in a busy application ecosystem via their ability to capitalize on touchscreen technologies. Such an evolution doesn’t...
  • Blog Post: Judging and Then Some …

    Tweet Posted by Bill Buxton Editor's Note: Bill Buxton , a principal researcher for Microsoft Research and a relentless advocate for innovation and effective design, is sharing his experience as a judge for the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals . See Part One and Part Two . Tuesday...
  • Blog Post: Summer in St. Petersburg: Art and Innovation

    Tweet Posted by Bill Buxton Editor’s note: Bill Buxton , a principal researcher for Microsoft Research and a relentless advocate for innovation and effective design, is sharing his experience as a judge for the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals. See Part Two and Part Three . ...
  • Blog Post: In-Place: Interacting with Large Displays

    Posted by Rob Knies Computing in the 21st century increasingly is embracing touch interaction. Whether it be on mobile handhelds, large electronic displays, or something in between, such user interfaces are becoming commonplace. Interestingly, researchers from Microsoft Research Redmond are expanding...