Kevin Makice

Impoverished Ph.D. student

Areas of Expertise:

  • social media
  • UX research
  • conceptual design
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • writing
Kevin Makice is currently a Ph.D. student at the Indiana University School of Informatics, the first such doctoral program in the nation. His research interests center around local use of technology and the application of relational psychology to complexity and design. Prior to completing his Masters of Science in Human-Computer Interaction in 2006, Kevin was the primary Internet programmer for TicketsNow, a clearinghouse for sports, theatre, and entertainment tickets available in the secondary market. Along with three others, he won the CHI 2005 student competition by designing a concept for ad-hoc volunteering system for elderly residents in assisted-living centers. Past research includes political wikis, tangible interfaces for children's games, machinima, and network analysis of ball movement in basketball. Much of his blogging and academic efforts over the past year has focused on exploring Twitter as a means of community building.

Twitter API: Up and Running Twitter API: Up and Running
by Kevin Makice
March 2009
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

Webcast: Finding Design Opportunities in the Twitter Ecosystem
May 29, 2009
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free Fast approaching its third birthday, the Twitter API has spawned thousands of applications that extend functionality of the basic microblogging service. Some applications mature, while others fade away...

Kevin Makice