Nis Bornoe - Bornoe.org

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Page last updated: May 16, 2016

Welcome to Bornoe.org

Welcome to the digital home of Nis Bornoe. I am a PhD Fellow, reseach assistant, and teaching assistant at Aalborg University, Denmark. I'm part part of the Research Centre for Socio-Interactive Design at the Department of Computer Science. My occasionally updated blog can be found at bornoe.org/blog

Upcoming and ongoing activities
  • June 2016: External examinator in the courses "Design, Implementation and Evaluation of User Interfaces" & "Systems Development".
  • February 3, 2016: @ InfinIT - UX og/eller usability?, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • January & February 2016: Participating in nine exams.
  • November 17, 2015: Vist @ Radiometer, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • September 1, 2015: Starting teaching activities, 6 group supervisions and TA in one course.
  • April 18 - 23, 2015: @ CHI 2015, Seoul, South Korea.
  • March 18, 2015: @ InfinIT - SummIT 2015, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • February 18, 2015: External examiner, Introduction to programming.
  • February 1, 2015: Starting teaching activities, TA in "Designing and Evaluating User Interfaces".
  • January 2015: Participating in 11 exams.
  • December 18, 2014: Vist @ Radiometer, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • October 26 - 30, 2014: @ NordiCHI 2014, Helsinki, Finland.
  • September 15 - 18, 2014: @ HCSE 2014, Paderborn, Germany.
  • September 1, 2014: Starting teaching activities, 8 group supervisions and TA in two courses.
My profile

I characterize myself as a qualitative Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher and have a multidisciplinary background covering computer science, psychology, cognitive science and information systems. My general research subject is usability engineering. Currently I'm looking into how usability engineering is conducted “in the wild” in industry. The purpose is to (hopefully) better bridge academia with industry by investigating how academic research can be made more accessible and useable to practitioners. I have in the past worked with qualitative studies of social media, mainly social networking services.

Recent Blog Posts

  • “Help users recognize, diagnose, and recover from errors”
    May 18, 2016

    At my organization, Aalborg University, it is a requirement to change the campus account password once every 90 days, a security imitative implemented last year. This is a widespread security policy used in many organizations, but also a policy whose significance has been questioned for more than a decade. I have very mixed feelings about this security […]

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  • Two reviews submitted to NordiCHI 2016
    May 17, 2016

    Submitted reviews for two papers submitted to NordiCHI 2016 (formally known as the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.) I have now been reviewing papers for several years and have (finally) found somewhat of a review routine. Both papers are interesting and concerned with timely and relevant topics. Despite that the papers are not exactly […]

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  • Fighting spam with fake MX records
    May 11, 2016

    Spam is a well known problem to all users of the Internet, especially technical administrators of Internet services. I own several domain names for different purposes. Some are used for websites, some are used for e-mail, some are used for both, some are used for infrastructure (e.g. mapping easy to remember hostnames to IP addresses), […]

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