Consuelo’s ICSE-2016 presentation

Posted by on May 17, 2016 at 7:04 pm

Consuelo presenting our research* on Crowd Design in ICSE crowdsourcing workshop (CSI-SE-2016).   * Toward Microtask Crowdsourcing Software Design Work Authors: Edgar R.Q. Weidema, Consuelo López, Sahand Nayebaziz, Fernando Spanghero and André van der Hoek  Photograph taken by Thomas La Toza (thanks!)

SDCL at ASE 2015!

Posted by on November 15, 2015 at 9:43 pm

Lee Martie at ASE 2015 presenting “CodeExchange: Supporting Reformulation of Internet-Scale Code Queries in Context”. This was joint work between Lee Martie, Thomas LaToza, and André van der Hoek.

UIST 2014

Posted by on October 8, 2014 at 9:10 pm

Thomas attended UIST 2014 in Honolulu, presenting his paper on Microtask programming: building software with a crowd. There were a number of interesting papers related to programming tools and crowdsourcing. SDCL also had an entry in the UIST 2014 Analog Fabrication Sandcastle Competition.

ICSE 2014

Posted by on June 13, 2014 at 5:03 pm

Two members of SDCL – André and Thomas – attended ICSE 2014 in Hyderabad, India. André served as a Program Chair of ICSE, helping to select the program of ICSE. Thomas served as an organizer of a new workshop on Crowdsourcing in Software Engineering (CSI-SE). Both ICSE and CSI-SE went very well, and we had […]


Posted by on April 29, 2014 at 6:01 am

Nick Mangano and Mengyao Zhao went to CHI this year in Toronto. Nick gave a talk on Calico called “Supporting Informal Design with Interactive Whiteboards”. Mengyao presented a paper called “A Doodled Us: A Design Case Study On Urban Collaborative Art With Arduino” at the Socially Engaged Art Practice in HCI workshop.

Visit to MobileWorks

Posted by on April 17, 2014 at 11:21 am
MobileWorks visit

Thomas gave on a talk on microtask programming at MobileWorks with plenty of great discussion and feedback! Before the talk:

Visit to MobileWorks

Posted by on December 8, 2013 at 5:34 pm

Thomas visited MobileWorks, a Berkeley based startup providing a platform for microtask crowdsourcing. Thomas gave a demo of CrowdCode and had a great discussion!

Visit to GE Research

Posted by on October 23, 2013 at 3:34 pm

SDCL visited GE Research labs in San Ramon. We presented our recent work on software design collaboration and crowd coding. We also had the opportunity to discuss interesting industry challenges in the fields of user experience and collaboration technology. We kindly thank Roberto Silveira for all the awesome meetings we had with his research peers.

CrowdConf 2013

Posted by on October 23, 2013 at 3:07 pm

  Thomas La Toza and Christian Adriano have just attended CrowdConf. We received very interesting feedback on our CrowdCode platform. We also had extremely engaging conversations with people working on challenging crowdsourcing problems.

SCALE at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center

Posted by on October 9, 2013 at 11:42 am

The SDCL just attended the SCALE conference at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center. There we had the great opportunity to share our current work on on crowd development, crowd debugging, and social-technical code search. We also had the privilege to hear interesting talks and have engaging discussion by and with IBMers and other SCALE members.