Welcome to EUSSET!

EUSSET is a networked organizational forum dedicated to the development of technological tools and infrastructures that incorporate a human-centred design perspective.

As new technologies become an increasingly interwoven aspect of our everyday lives, it has become apparent that traditional methods for systems design often lack the detailed understanding of aspects of human, social and cultural life that is required.

The separation between the social and the technical in our thinking generally, especially in our academic programmes and business models, has bequeathed us a landscape littered with unusable systems, systems that are impossible to maintain, and systems that often people find coercive.

EUSSET has been conceived as an antidote to this situation. The members of EUSSET come from a variety of organizations and disciplines, but they share a passion for developing a range of more integrative, interdiscipinary approaches to the design, development and use of new technologies for work, home and play.

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Artikelbild zu Third International Summer School on Computer Supported Cooperative Work – Foundations, Methods and Technologies

Third International Summer School on Computer Supported Cooperative Work – Foundations, Methods and Technologies

Third International Summer School on Computer Supported Cooperative Work – Foundations, Methods and Technologies 27-31 August 2018, Villa del Grumello – Lake Como School Of … more
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Interviews on “The European Tradition of CSCW” published

The two recent interviews on “The European Tradition of CSCW” (with Volker Wulf and Myriam Lewkowicz) just have been published in the Business & Information … more
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CFP in the Scientific Committee of the 3rd EUSSET Summer School

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEEof the Third EUSSET Summer School onComputer Supported Cooperative Work: foundations, methods and technologies27-31 August 2018Villa del Grumello, Como … more
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Call for Nominations: EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award

IT artifacts pervade almost all aspects of our daily lives, so much so that almost all our day-to-day practices involve interaction with them. A radical … more
Artikelbild zu 2017 EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award to Mark Ackermann

2017 EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award to Mark Ackermann

Today at ECSCW 2017 in Sheffield the EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to Mark Ackermann.Mark Ackerman‘s influence in the CSCW community can be traced … more
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Interview with winners of the David B. Martin Best Paper Award 2017

We have interviewed the winners of the inaugural David B. Martin Best Paper Award, Mateusz Dolata and Gerhard Schwabe (University of Zurich). You can find … more