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Why you being WEIRD to me?

HCI researchers and practitioners of all backgrounds need to consider the role WEIRD-ness plays in HCI methods, research, and communities and the impact that has on marginalized communities.

By Leslie Coney, July 2022

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Asian-Americans, we must resign from our role as Silicon Valley's model minority mascot

This article interrogates the role of the "model minority" myth in the lives and careers of Asian Americans in tech. The author shares research as well as her own experiences and that of her peers to illuminate the harmful misconceptions and microaggressions that make up daily life. This article is particularly poignant as we mark the conclusion of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States.

By Raksha Muthukumar, July 2022

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Decoloniality in computing

This interview explores the relationship between social computing technology and decolonization and the relationship between coloniality and computing research.

By Jordan Taylor, July 2022

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Past, present, and past as present in India's predictive policing

In India, law enforcement's use of big data to thwart crime has instead amplified the discriminatory presence of caste, religion, gender, and other social markers within a system that is supposedly objective and neutral.

By Shivangi Narayan, December 2020

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'Anti-blackness is no glitch'

The conversation around and application of computer science often reinforces neoliberal ideals of what pathways students should take. Computer science education is said to be the great equalizer for marginalized youth. We grapple with how this can never be true in an educational system grounded in anti-Blackness.

By Stephanie T. Jones, Natalie Melo, December 2020

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COLUMN: INIT

Human to human

By Alex Ahmed, Teresa Almeida, December 2017

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SECTION: Features

Can we build the cyborg future we all deserve?

Knowing who we represent in HCI helps us understand what is at stake. Intersectionality can help us do better.

By Ari Schlesinger, December 2017

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Leveraging personal experience for academic research and outreach

Use your individuality to build your career path whether it leans toward academia, outreach, or both. The existing underlying threads between your experiences and the pursuit of research problems might surprise you.

By Joslenne Peña, December 2017

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CHI 2016

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

CHI 2016

What can 1,000 scientists achieve when they invest one hour doing voluntary work?

By Nur Al-huda Hamdan, September 2016

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Decolonising HCI and interaction design discourse: some considerations in planning AfriCHI

SECTION: Features

Decolonising HCI and interaction design discourse: some considerations in planning AfriCHI

Bringing African theorists into the construction of African identity in HCI.

By Nicola J. Bidwell, June 2016

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