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: South Asia

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…

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…

Gender Parity in the Agile Community

Details Women comprise half the world's population but contribute only 37% to the world's GDP. What is keeping women from fulfilling their potential? Our final Monthly Meeting of 2020 focuses on gender parity in agile communities. Let's look at the…

Design Baithak: South Asia

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…

SIGCHI AMA: Accessibility & Operations

Stacy Branham (Adjunct Chair for Accessibility) Soraia Prietch (Adjunct Chair for Accessibility) David Shamma (VP for Operations) Zoom | Q & A

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…


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