Topic: Human-Computer Interaction Degree

Programmers in design

By: | Jan 28, 2017

After a few semesters of studying Advancing Computer Science here at UAT, I learned that there was more to computers and programming than just knowing languages like C++, Java, or Python. Programmers tend to forget that people will be seeing the end product, and while something can be mechanically successful, it also needs to be… Read more »

Computers Are Watching Videos To Learn The World Around Them

By: | Nov 7, 2016

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, let their AI computer watch a year’s worth of videos from the web in the name of learning about sounds. It is more common now that computers can identify objects, faces, animals, and landmarks – but the sounds in our world are still foreign to them. A group of… Read more »

STEM or STEAM?

By: | Oct 20, 2016

“Whether instructed to stroke ten thousand cycles or even just a few hundred, the computer never complains. It always compiles.” -John Maeda There has been much debate if the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field should incorporate art into their department – becoming “STEAM.” When I first heard of this about a year ago I… Read more »