Stanford Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (2009-2010)

Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (Seminar on People, Computers, and Design) is a Stanford University course that features weekly speakers on topics related to human-computer interaction design. The seminar is organized by the Stanford HCI Group, which works across disciplines to understand the intersection between humans and computers. This playlist consists of seminar speakers recorded during the 2008-2009 academic year. Created by Stanford.

Average Course Length

45 hours

Skill Level


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1: Crowdsourcing Work
2: Backtracking Events as Indicators of Software Usability Problems
3: Programming by Sketching
4: Aesthetic Science of Color
5: Segmenting and Connecting: From Event Perception to Comics
6: Why is the Google Book Search Settlement So Controversial?
7: Multi-Sensor HCI for Smart Environments
8: Enabling Practical Ubiquity
9: How Dynamic Content Affects the Way People Find Online
10: Designing a Unified Experience
11: How Prototyping Practices Affect Design Results
12: Following #Twitter
13: The Anti-Ergonomy of Instruments of Interaction
14: Speaking Versus Typing
15: How Multiplayer Games Will Change the Future of Work
16: Driving User Behavior with Game Dynamics
17: Interactive Art and Social Meaning
18: Representing Earth
19: Anthropomorphic Interfaces for the Underserved
20: The Green Machine
21: Designing Stuff: Lame Gods in the Service of Prosthetic Gods
22: Lifelong Kindergarten: Design, Play, Share, Learn
23: How We Think with Bodies and Things
24: Interdisciplinary Design for Services, Systems, and Beyond
25: Redesigning the Programming Experience