Articles by Robert Ball, PhD
Robert Ball, PhD, is an assistant professor of computer science at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Dr. Ball obtained his doctorate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Previously, he worked at Pennzoil and NuSkin as a software developer. His work has focused mainly on understanding how to increase human productivity with computers through larger monitors and was recently honored at SigCHI, the premier international society for professionals, academics and students who are interested in human-technology and human-computer interaction (HCI).
If computers are always getting faster, but people are not, how can we maximize employee productivity when it comes time to upgrade computer systems?