World Information Architecture Day is a one-day annual celebration hosted by the Information Architecture Institute and held in dozens of locations across the world. This community of like-minded professionals and enthusiasts share the common goal of teaching, learning, and shaping the future of...
$10,000 Human Factors Prize on Social Media Research
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society presents the 2013 Human Factors Prize, this year worth $10,000. There's still time to submit your human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) research on the effective and satisfying use of social media to win the 2013 Human Factors Prize. The prize recognizes excellence in HF/E research and carries a $10,000 cash award and publication of the winning paper in the journal, Human Factors. The deadline has been extended to July 15, 2013.
2013 Topic: the HF/E of social media (not the usability or design of social media technology, but effects of communication modality on comprehension of messages, ways to integrate social media into emergency response, healthcare, education fields, and the HF of computer-supported cooperative work.)
Examples of papers on this topic and more details can be found on the FAQ page: http://www.hfes.org/web/pubpages/hfprizefaq.html
Submission guidelines for members and nonmembers: https://www.hfes.org/Web/PubPages/hfauthorinfo.html
On May 12 at ENS de Lyon (France) will run the first French conference about ethics in the design practice. The Designers Éthiques collective, students of ENS de Lyon, and the FLUPA association have the pleasure to invite you to this day - sponsored by the...
Register today for an evening with New York Times bestselling author Rob Bell and current IA Institute President Dan Klyn, who'll each present a teaching and together lead audience Q&A on what it means (and some of what it takes) to make things be...