Two views on Big Data

Big Data is here to stay, and like many others, I'm trying to make sense of its academic and social implications. In particular, how wi...

Dump the quick fix & design for gradual change

 "Slow change boils down to sustaining improved qualities of life"   So much work in Positive Computing involves behavior change...

Upcoming seminars on Positive Computing

I'll be hosting a number of Positive Computing seminars and workshops this April and May in the US, Canada and Australia.  Feel free to...

Postdoc position for work in Positive Computing open at the University of Sydney

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE School of Electrical and Information Engineering REFERENCE NO. 2579/1113 ·    Develop software appli...

Human-Automation Interaction/Autonomy Submissions Invited for 2014 Human Factors Prize

The  Human Factors  Prize welcomes research submissions between  April 1 and June 2, 2014 , on human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) research t...

CHI2014 Workshop - CFP

The CHI 2014 Workshop "Supporting Autonomy in Technology Design" is a unique opportunity to explore how we can design technologies...

Positive Computing - Student Projects

Software for psychological wellbeing and health is now a major part of our new Master of Engineering - Software Engineering  program at the...

Flourishing from Science to Policy - Lecture

Director of the Cambridge University Well-being Institute   and adviser to the UK Government, Felicia Huppert will present the Sydney Ideas ...

Videogames and Wellbeing - Lecture & Report

Daniel Johnson, Director of the Games Research and Interaction Lab will discuss when and how videogames have a positive influence on wellbei...

Technology for Compassion - Conference and Contest

The  Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford, in collaboration with Facebook, 1440 Foundation, HopeLa...

Technology to Foster Wellbeing in Schools - Roundtable

An open roundtable entitled 'Positive Computing - Technology to Foster Psychological Wellbeing in Schools" will be one of a number ...

Social Media and Wellbeing - The Role of Design

By MentionableHonor via Wikimedia The word is out this month - a recent study [ 1 ] has hit the news and sources like the Economist , th...

Multitasking, mindfulness and wellbeing

A recent article in Fast Company dubbed " Monotasking is the new multitasking " reflects the spreading consensus that our digita...

Hedonic v. Eudaimonic Wellbeing at the Molecular Level

Unsure whether to take a hedonic or eudaimonic approach to wellbeing?  Let your molecules decide.  Incredibly, new research by  Barbara F...

CFP: Workshop on games, behavior change & wellbeing

Workshop on Ubiquitous games and gamification for promoting behavior change and wellbeing  September 16, Trento, Italy @ CHI Italy This ...