Some tweets about Harold Thimbleby’s talk at #SOUPS2013, the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security

SOUPS is the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security taking place in Newcastle (UK) from 24-26 July 2013.

Here are some tweets about the talk given by Harold Thimbleby (Swansea University and CHI+MED researcher) who is based at Swansea’s FIT lab.

Or you can read the tweets as a Storify story.

Note the numbers that the user is invited to dial in order to make a ‘999’ call. Harold’s video, ‘Saving Lives by Design’, which includes this picture is below. There’s also a low res version.

Harold also had a letter published in The Times, bemoaning some thoughtless commentary which had belittled the complexity of the programs and skills underpinning social media tools like Twitter.

 

More from Harold Thimbleby
Harold Thimbleby’s 24 May 2013 talk @InfAtEd (Edinburgh Uni’s Informatics department) via @mariawolters (25 May 2013)

CHI+MED’s most downloaded paper (nearly 1,000 downloads from our site):
Harold Thimbleby and Paul Cairns (2010). Reducing number entry errors: solving a widespread, serious problem. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 7, 1429-1439.

Harold spoke at Gresham College on ‘Avoiding death by computer‘ (you can watch the video or listen to the audio of his talk) and wrote the textbook ‘Press On: principles of interaction programming‘.

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