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Publication date21/04/2018
Host publicationCHI’18 Extended Abstracts
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherACM
ISBN (Print)9781450356213
<mark>Original language</mark>English
EventCHI 2018 - Montréal, Canada

Conference

ConferenceCHI 2018
CountryCanada
CityMontréal
Period21/04/1826/04/18
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Conference

ConferenceCHI 2018
CountryCanada
CityMontréal
Period21/04/1826/04/18
Internet address

Abstract

CHI can be a multisensory overload. Attendees endure days of workshops, presentations, evening parties, and ephemeral interactions. This paper attempts to disrupt that onslaught of activities [9]. It draws inspiration from theories and methods already in HCI—e.g. mindfulness [1], reflec- tive design [8], and slow design [4, 7]—to bring eight pages of silence to the conference. This is meant to disrupt CHI’s busy schedule and help attendees foster resilience. In pur- suit of these aims, the authors will use the time and pages offered by this paper to facilitate a group silence; quiet, for just a moment, in the midst of the hurricane that is CHI.