Dawn Nafus

Dawn Nafus
Anthropologist, Intel


Dawn Nafus is an anthropologist at Intel, where she conducts social science research to inspire new products and strategies. She holds a PhD from Cambridge University, and was previously a research fellow at University of Essex. She is best known for her work on gender in open source communities. Currently, her research focuses on how non-technical people make sense of complex datasets.


Location: Portland 256 Level: Novice
Dawn Nafus (Intel)
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How can open source help people get something useful out of the sensor data they generate? Based on social science research, this session will give developers some simple tools to understand how non-geeks make sense of complex data, and offers some approaches to improve user experience of both hardware and software based on that knowledge. Read more.


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