Archive for June, 2007

Welcome Danish Khan! - June 29th, 2007

Danish Khan, a current Informatics undergraduate will be joining the LUCI lab this summer as a SURF-IT scholar. He will be working with researchers (and being a researcher himself!) on the Nomatic*Aid project. He will be developing an application for mobile phones which allows network connectivity without the cooperation of the mobile phone infrastructure.
Introduce yourself if you see him around.

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Posted: 6/29/07 9:27 am PDT by Comments Off
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mopix: A Location-Based Mobile Photo Sharing System - June 4th, 2007

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Congratulations to grad student, Judy Chen , on having had a position paper accepted to the ECSCW doctoral colloquium:

Chen, J. “mopix: A Location-Based Mobile Photo Sharing System.” Position paper for the ECSCW 2007 Doctoral Colloquium, Limerick, Ireland, September 2007.

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Posted: 6/4/07 7:42 am PDT by Comments Off
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Cory Doctorow speaking at UCI - June 2nd, 2007

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Cory Doctorow, known for many things but notably an author on, will be speaking next Wednesday at UCI.

Happy Meal Toys versus Copyright: How America Chose Hollywood and Wal-Mart–and why it’s doomed us, and how we might survive anyway.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
3:00-4:20 PM
100 Humanities Instructional Building

A guest lecture jointly sponsored by Film & Media Studies and HumaniTech®. Science fiction writer, blogger, and copyright reform activist Cory Doctorow holds the 2006-2007 Canada Fulbright Chair in Public Diplomacy at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.We will extend this course lecture to a limited number of interested UCI faculty, graduate students and staff. If you’d like to attend, please send your rsvp to Beth Pace at by May 30.”
Link from here.

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Posted: 6/2/07 8:09 am PDT by Comments Off
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Welcome Dr. Gillian Hayes! - June 1st, 2007

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The LUCI lab, the department of Informatics and the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences have recently received some very exciting news: Dr. Gillian Hayes, who recently graduated from Georgia Tech, will be joining our faculty in Fall 2007!

Her bio is as follows:

Gillian R. Hayes received her Ph.D. from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, under the advisement of Gregory Abowd. Her research lies in the field of HCI, with emphases on ubiquitous computing and CSCW. Her dissertation focuses on designing, deploying and understanding capture and record-keeping technologies for informal and unstructured daily activities. Further information about Gillian and her research are at Dr. Hayes will be a great resource for our lab, our students, and our university! Please join me in welcoming her as she transitions to Southern California!

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Posted: 6/1/07 7:33 am PDT by Comments Off
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