Our paper "She said yes!" - Liminality and Engagement Announcements on Twitter is one of five finalists for best paper at iConference 2015!
I am joining Facebook in Silicon Valley this October!
I'm very pleased to announce that our paper "Craving, creating, and constructing comfort: Insights and opportunities for technology in hospice" won a Best Paper Award at CSCW 2014!
I'm very excited to announce that 4 papers I helped to author will be presented at CSCW 2014 in Baltimore. Check them out if you are attending CSCW, or email me if you'd like more information!
Massimi, M., Harper, R., and Sellen, A. (2014, to appear). “Real, but glossy” – Technology and the pursuit of magic in modern weddings. Proc. CSCW 2014.
Massimi, M., Bender, J., Witteman, H., and Ahmed, O. (2014, to appear). Life transitions and online health communities: Reflecting on adoption, use, and disengagement. Proc. CSCW 2014.
O’Hara, K., Massimi, M., Harper, R., Rubens, S., and Morris, J. (2014, to appear). Everyday dwelling with WhatsApp. Proc. CSCW 2014.
Ferguson, R., Massimi, M., Crist, E., and Moffatt, K. (2014, to appear). Craving, creating, and constructing comfort: Insights and opportunities for technology in hospice. Proc. CSCW 2014.
I was recently profiled on the University of Toronto news website. Thanks to Kelly Rankin for taking the time to sit down with me and talk about these issues!
I passed my final oral examination for my Ph.D. on February 16, 2012, with my thesis entitled "Thanatosensitively Designed Technologies for Bereavement Support." I owe a big thank you to my committee members - Stephen Fleming, Alex Mihailidis, Abigail Sellen, John Thomas, and Khai Truong! And of course, an even bigger thank you to my advisor Ronald Baecker!
I was recently quoted in an article in The Globe and Mail! Check it out! A social media update from beyond the grave
Our lab was recently profiled in the University of Toronto magazine. We talk about our philosophy on technology design and some of our newest projects. Check it out!
I'm co-organizing a fantastic workshop at CHI 2012 called "Memento Mori: Technology Design for the End of Life." Check it out, and consider submitting a paper! More information at https://sites.google.com/site/chi2012eol/
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