Bill Buxton

Bill Buxton is a designer and a researcher concerned with human aspects of technology. His work reflects a particular interest in the use of technology to support creative activities such as design, film making and music. Buxton's research specialties include technologies, techniques and theories of input to computers, technology mediated human-human collaboration, and ubiquitous computing. He is currently Principal of his own boutique design and consulting firm, Buxton Design, where his time is split between working for clients, and trying to finish a long-delayed book. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. From 1994 until December 2002, he was Chief Scientist of Alias| Wavefront, and from 1995, its parent company SGI Inc .