Archive for the ‘News’ Category

NECHFES 2007 Student Conference

Friday, November 16th, 2007

New England Chapter of Human Factors and Ergonomic Society held its first student conference on November 9th, 2007. I’ve received “the best presentation” award from Charles River Analytics. Read more about NECHFES conference and about Dr. Richard Pew keynote speech. The subject of my presentation was “Research in Multi-Thread Spoken Dialogs in Hands-Busy and Eyes-Busy Environments” (list of all the presentations for the conference).

Almost a stage performance

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Tango to Kurt Weill from Alexander Shyrokov on Vimeo.

How much space does one need to tango?

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

SIGdial workshops

Friday, September 14th, 2007

This is the description of my paper that I was presenting during the workshop. And this is the video of my experiment:

Interspeech2007/SIGdial workshops/EuroTrip

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

I am back from my trip to Europe, which was aligned with visiting Interspeech2007 and SIGdial workshops. I have some pictures here.

More on Ishmael

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

I even wrote a short pitch (review) about Ishmael by Daniel Quinn.

Road Trip to Arizona

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

I returned from my trip to Arizona this Monday with some nice pictures.

From From New Hampshire To Arizona

Siggraph 2006

Friday, August 4th, 2006

I visited siggraph 2006 in Boston. I did not have money or time to get full conference access, but nevertheless it was a very interesting experience. Big thanks to PhaseSpace for letting me use their system:
wearing PhaseSpace system

RollerMouse Pro

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

I’ve got RollerMouse Pro. So far I like it, though it looks like I will be cutting pieces from my keyboard to have a more efficient setup.

4-way scramble competition

Monday, July 10th, 2006

SNE hosted a 4-way scramble competition on July 8th and 9th. It was my first 4-way and my first skydiving competition. Thanks to Megan and Jen for being very patient. Very huge thanks to Brian Stephens from Mass Defiance team for making sure we got through. And thanks to Steve “Scuba” for excellent videos of our jumps.