Shneiderman is guest commentator on The Kojo Nnamdi ShowProfessor Ben Shneiderman (CS/ISR) was one of the guest commentators in a segment titled "The Best and Worst of 2003 in Technology" on WAMU's The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
Congratulations also go to Ben as the recipient of the 2003 IEEE Book Award. His book, Leonardo's Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies (MIT Press), won the award for distinguished literary contributions furthering public understanding of the profession. Ben notes that Leonardo's Laptop was written for general readers to help them envision the future of information technologies, and for professionals to encourage a more human-centered approach to innovation. Ben also was the featured guest in a live online forum sponsored by Government Computer News on Dec. 17.
Published December 4, 2003