David Kirk, Abigail Sellen, Richard Harper, and Ken Wood
In this paper we elucidate the patterns of behavior of home
movie makers through a study of 12 families and a separate
focus group of 7 teenagers. Analogous to a similar study of
photowork , the goal is to provide a deeper
understanding of what people currently do with video
technologies, balancing the preponderence of techno-centric
work in the area with appropriate user-centric insight.
From our analysis, we derive a videowork lifecycle to frame
the practices users engage in when working with video
technologies in the home, and uncover two broad types of
video usage therein. This has implications for how we
conceive of and devise tools to support these practices, as
In Proceedings of CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
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