Remote! Code for Boston Civic Hack Night

Code for Boston is a Code for America Brigade - a volunteer civic innovation organization created by Boston-area developers, designers, and activists with an interest in solving civic and social problems through the use of technology. We feel that Boston…

Public Lecture Series: Critical Perspectives on Technology

Technologies invade our everyday lives, take part in constructing our identity, classify (often violently) bodies, and, pushed by recent regulations on social distancing, play an expanding role in connecting families and friends.  The effects of this rapid increase of technological…

Design Baithak: North America

What Is A 'Baithak'? The word 'baithak' comes from 'baithna', which in Urdu or Hindi means ‘to sit’. In Mughal India, 'baithak khanas' were drawing rooms in many havelis or mansions where guests would congregate. Traditionally, baithaks would often be…

17th ACM SIGCHI Mumbai Chapter Meet

IIT Bombay ACM SIGCHI Student Chapter and ACM SIGCHI Mumbai Chapter jointly invite you for the 17th (Monthly) Meet. This time it is a Panel Discussion on the topic “Do Designers in India truly leverage the potential of Service Design?”Moderation…

Remote! Code for Boston Civic Hack Night

Code for Boston is a Code for America Brigade - a volunteer civic innovation organization created by Boston-area developers, designers, and activists with an interest in solving civic and social problems through the use of technology. We feel that Boston…

Design Baithak: North America

What Is A 'Baithak'? The word 'baithak' comes from 'baithna', which in Urdu or Hindi means ‘to sit’. In Mughal India, 'baithak khanas' were drawing rooms in many havelis or mansions where guests would congregate. Traditionally, baithaks would often be…

BostonCHI: Dominic DiFranzo – Designing for Empathy on Social Media

ABSTRACT Modern design goals for social media platforms have focused on growth in terms of increasing user population and engagement, but are starting to show their growing pains with the widespread of hate speech, cyberbullying, and fake news. This design…

Remote! Code for Boston Civic Hack Night

Code for Boston is a Code for America Brigade - a volunteer civic innovation organization created by Boston-area developers, designers, and activists with an interest in solving civic and social problems through the use of technology. We feel that Boston…

Design Baithak: North America

What Is A 'Baithak'? The word 'baithak' comes from 'baithna', which in Urdu or Hindi means ‘to sit’. In Mughal India, 'baithak khanas' were drawing rooms in many havelis or mansions where guests would congregate. Traditionally, baithaks would often be…

Designing New Physical Interactions

Presenter Sowmya Somanath, Assistant Professor, University of Victoria Abstract We live in a time where we are increasingly spending more hours of our day in the virtual world facilitated by digital interfaces such as smartphone apps, video conferencing tools and…

Remote! Code for Boston Civic Hack Night

Code for Boston is a Code for America Brigade - a volunteer civic innovation organization created by Boston-area developers, designers, and activists with an interest in solving civic and social problems through the use of technology. We feel that Boston…


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