Me For You: Lessons About Everyday Video Messaging From Skype Qik

Rintel, S., Harper, R., Watson, R., and O’Hara, K. (2015). ‘Me For You’: Lessons About Everyday Video Messaging From Skype Qik. Workshop on Everyday Telepresence: Emerging Practices and Future Research Directions. In this position paper we outline the opportunities and challenges of pure asynchronous video messaging as an everyday utility. We recruited 53 users to try Skype Read more about Me For You: Lessons About Everyday Video Messaging From Skype Qik[…]

“Selfie” makes it into the OED

I commented in the The Townsville Bulletin about the ongoing ‘selfie’ trend. I said: “It is funny, the most interesting thing was how quickly `selfie` made it into the dictionary,” he said. “It rapidly got in there, it took a long time for the word `blog` to make it in.” […] Dr Rintel said the pocket-camera Read more about “Selfie” makes it into the OED[…]