For the Press
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Press Coverage in 2012
June 7, 2012. Jimmy Lin's work at Twitter was mentioned in The New York Times Bits article, "Twitter Knows When You Sleep, and More."
May 7, 2012. Jon Froehlich, Leah Findlater and co-authors received an Honorable Mention for "The design and evaluation of prototype eco-feedback displays for fixture-level water usage data," and Leah Findlater and co-authors received Honorable Mentions for "WalkType: Using accelerometer data to accommodate situational impairments in mobile touch screen text entry" and "Beyond QWERTY: Augmenting touch-screen keyboards with multi-touch gestures for nonalphanumeric input."
May 6, 2012. Ben Bederson received plaque from Brad Myers as new ACM CHI Fellow at CHI 2012 Conference in Austin, TX.
February 15, 2012. Governor O’Malley announced on YouTube that he and the State of Maryland would become the newest Founding Partner of Allison Druin and Ira Chinoy’s interdisciplinary Future of Information Alliance.
February 1, 2012. Jeffrey Heer and Ben Shneiderman’s article, "A Taxonomy of Tools that Support the Fluent and Flexible Use of Visualizations," appeared in Interactive Dynamics for Visual Analysis. The article was subsequently Slashdotted (March 3).
January 31, 2012. Philip Resnik spoke on the Kojo Nnamdi Show, “Tech Tuesday,” about ways to use social media to gather information about people’s sentiment towards politicians and political issues, "New Frontiers in Political Polling: Social Media and 'Sentiment Analysis.'".
January 24, 2012. Ben Bederson was the primary source for Washington Post full-page graphic by Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra on "Touchscreens: How they work.”
Throughout the year, Allison Druin was featured monthly on WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi Show as the “Computer Gal,” as a technology correspondent for "The Computer Guys & Gal."