The latest news from and about MAYA

DARPA Distinguished Speaker Lecture

Mar 08 2008

Peter Lucas was invited to present “Information Centricity: Adventures in Monomania.”

(Also presented at CHI 2007)

Peter Lucas
Founding Principal

Setting a New Course: Teaching Professional Engineers the Merit and Methods of Human-Centered Design

Jan 01 2008

Second International Conference on Design Principles and Practices

IDEA 2007

Oct 20 2007

MAYA’s director of human sciences, David Bishop, and communication designer Paul Gould led a full-day pre-conference workshop on information architecture as part of the IDEA 2007 conference in New York City.

David Bishop
Director of Human Sciences, Chief Human Scientist
Paul Gould
Senior Designer

Sky Radio: Pervasive Computing

Sep 16 2007

Interview with Mickey McManus about pervasive computing.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

CDC Health Marketing 2007

Aug 30 2007

At this Centers for Disease Control conference, MAYA CEO Mickey McManus presented a white paper about team strategies for facilitating innovation sessions.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF)

May 30 2007

MAYA CEO Mickey McManus gave the keynote presentation about market risks and opportunities that have arisen from a convergence of disruptive technology and the need for user centered design.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Association for Computing Machinery (CHI) 2007: Along the Path of Pervasive Computing

May 20 2007

MAYA founder and principal Dr. Peter Lucas talked about “Information Centricity: Adventures in Monomania” as part of a special invited session titled “Along the Path of Pervasive Computing: Selected Works in GUI and TUI Design” at CHI 2007 in San Jose, CA. Pete presented in conjunction with:

Peter Lucas
Founding Principal

Community Catalog Selected as Top IT Project 2006

Mar 03 2007

InfoWorld chose the Community Catalog as the Top IT Project for 2006. Read the full article here.

K through X: Elementary Principles and the Practice of Designing Experiential Systems

Feb 01 2007

An elaboration of three design principles drawn from the historic story of Friedrich Fröbel’s creation of the original kindergarten. In turn, the same design principles frame a series of contemporary case studies from the portfolio of MAYA Design.

International Conference on Design Principles and Practice

Jan 30 2007

MAYA Design Fellow Bill Lucas described how characteristics of an emergent experience economy that we perceive as modern (such as mass customization and interactive media) actually echo design practices that originated in the 19th Century with Friedrich Frobel, who was a charismatic champion of “natural education” and the first to offer an interactive learning environment in the form of kindergarten.