ATTN: We have extended the submission deadline for the CHI 2016 Workshop on Visual Literacy & HCI to February 1st, 2016 Call for Position Papers: “Visual Literacy & HCI” CHI 2016 Workshop to promote visual literacy as first class competency in HCI research and practice ============================= OBJECTIVE ============================= The goal of this workshop is to […]
Category Archives: Visual Rhetoric
Why did I find Spotify using my profile picture as an album cover a little bit disturbing?
Today, when I opened Spotify, I found this (see image below): Later, I mentioned in facebook that using my profile picture for the “Discover Weekly” album is a little bit scary. Moreover, I tweeted that although Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be the next big thing in UI/UX design, we shouldn’t forget taking care of the […]
Postcolonial design and Mexican culture
I don’t know why I hadn’t paid attention to it before. Maybe it’s consequence of being surrounded by design philosophers, feminists, and rhetoricians as part of my PhD education. I’m talking about the postcolonial role of design in the development of the Mexican culture. I don’t have a concrete argument here, but sparse thoughts and […]
The visual rhetoric of the workplace
What are you communicating about yourself from the arrangements of signs at your workplace? What about your personal spaces?