CHI 2007 Advance Program: Session Details

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Capturing Life Experiences (Papers)

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Understanding Videowork

David Kirk
Abigail Sellen
Richard Harper
Ken Wood

An in-depth study of how people work with home video, deriving two distinct sets of practices emerging from the interrelationship between technologies and users' goals.


Software or Wetware? Discovering When and Why People Use Digital Prosthetic Memory

Vaiva Kalnikaite
Steve Whittaker

A laboratory study examining the factors influencing people’s choice of when to use prosthetic memory or organic memory and why. Can assist in developing effective memory aids.


Do Life-Logging Technologies Support Memory for the Past? An Experimental Study Using SenseCam

Abigail Sellen
Andrew Fogg
Steve Hodges
Ken Wood

Experimentally evaluates the efficacy of still images in triggering the remembering of past personal events, having implications for how we conceive of and the claims we make about "life-logging" technologies.