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For information about the HCIL, contact lab director Jen Golbeck at (301) 405-7185 or Many of the faculty are available for interviews, comments, etc. Contact the faculty directly, or contact the director to find the most relevant person.

Screenshots of much of our software (current and historic) are available for publication. However, please first contact the HCIL for permission.

Press Coverage in 2006

UMD Kids Team goes to the White House!
Two of our design partners joined the President and First Lady for the Christmas Pagent of Peace to honor our Kidsteam design work on the National Park Junior Ranger program's Webrangers. It was televised live December 7th.

The Computer Guy & Gal on the Kojo Nnamdi Show,
On December 5, 2006, Ben Bederson and Allison Druin talked with Kojo on the best new children's tech for the holiday season.

Ben Bederson discusses broadband at home on "Computer Guy - life in the fast lane." WAMU Kojo Nnamdi Show, May 2006

Ben Shneiderman and Timesearcher are featured in, "The Surest Path to Visual Discovery." Business Intelligent Network, April 2006

Ben Bederson is quoted in, "Experts See Computers Getting Bigger and Smaller at the same time." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 2006

Ben Bederson and PhotoMesa are featured in, "PhotoMesa a nifty way to organize photographs." Baltimore Sun, March 2006

Ben Shneiderman presents a Spotfire webcast: The Thrill of Discovery - Accelerating Information Exploration, Spotfire Webcast, March 2006

Ben Bederson is interviewed regarding "Wiki Sites." WAMU Kojo Nnamdi Show, February 2006

Ben Bederson is quoted in "Spreading the e-word," an article about Sony's new ebook reader e-paper. Baltimore Sun, February 2006

Ben Shneiderman profiled with five questions and a portrait, Information Week, January 2006.

Ben Bederson is interviewed in, "What was I doing again?" an article about computer distractions. Washington Business Journal, January 2006

Past Press Coverage:

2005 2004 and earlier...

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