My PhD Acknowledgements <3

Four point five years. Summarised in 131 pages and 18 scientific publications. That and a new title. While the new title does sound cool (how else can one be taken seriously when announcing world domination), the biggest result is the little book: the dissertation, in my case, on Learning Dashboards. …

PhD in CS. Release Date: July!

It has been a tough 4.5 years, but the end is finally near! Last Tuesday I had my private defence, or “preliminary defence” (or viva for the Brits, I hear). In Belgium, this part is pretty much the scariest moment of your doctoral career: it’s the proper, final, oral exam. …

Time-notes

A big part of Human-Computer Interaction research is observation, staring for hours on at how your participants use and abuse your system, or behave without it. Having detailed information on exactly when and what people do, is quite important. The more detailed the logs, the better. A usual approach is …

Your Emotional Fingerprint on Slack

Update: Due to several requests, I’ve uploaded the code of the visualisation part of the Emotional Fingerprint to GitHub. Enjoy! https://github.com/svencharleer/emo-slack-fingerprint This article was originally posted on June 10, 2015   I’ve been doubting between calling it an emotional footprint or fingerprint. You leave a digital, emotional footprint behind on social networks, so …