Speaking at Yahoo! Research

Daniel Wigdor will be giving an invited talk at Yahoo! Research in Sunnyvale on August 8 entitled “Vertical Software Design & Cross-Device Software Tools”.

Capstone Course Petitions

Students interested in taking Daniel Wigdor’s capstone design course (CSC490): between August 1 and August 31, send Daniel Wigdor an email with the subject line “capstone petition”, with the following additional details:
Your transcript
Your program of study
A 1-paragraph description of why you would like to take the course, including how it fits-in to your career goals
A 1-paragraph description of a position you have held in which you have demonstrated an ability to work effectively without direct supervision

CHI People’s Choice Best Talk Awards

2014 saw the introduction to CHI of the People’s Choice Best Talk Awards. The top 8 talks among hundreds were chosen by the audience. Daniel Wigdor is proud to say 2 of those selected were given by students on his projects: Xiang Anthony Chen for Duet, and Jishuo Yang for Panelrama. Congratulations to them both!

CHI Papers Talks Schedule

The CHI advance program has been posted online. Daniel Wigdor’s collaborators will be presenting 6 papers at the conference:
Monday: Mike Glueck presents Splash! at 4pm in 701A
Monday: Anthony Chen presents Duet at 11:00am in Exhibit Hall G
Tuesday: Ricardo Jota presents Let’s Kick It at 11am in Exhibit Hall G
Wednesday: Peter Hamilton presents Conductor at 2pm in 714AB
Wednesday: Jishuo Yang presents Panelrama at 2pm in 714AB
Thursday: Thariq Shihipar presents Slide to X at 11am in 701B