Jennifer Jacobs, Joel Brandt, Radomir Mech, and Mitchel Resnick. Extending Manual Drawing Practices with Artist-Centric Programming Tools . In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montreal, QC, Canada, April 2018. Recipent of Best Paper Award (top 1% of all submissions.)
PhD Dissertation: Dynamic Drawing: Broadening Practice and Participation in Procedural Art. Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, September 2017. (link)
Jennifer Jacobs, Sumit Gogia, Radomir Mech, and Joel Brandt. Supporting Expressive Procedural Art Creation through Direct Manipulation. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Denver, Colorado, USA, April 2017. Recipent of Best Paper Award (top 1% of all submissions.)
Jennifer Jacobs and Amit Zoran Hybrid Practice in the Kalahari: Design Collaboration Through Digital Tools and Hunter Gatherer Craft. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Seoul, Korea, April 2015.
Jennifer Jacobs, Mitchel Resnick, and Leah Buechley. 2014. Dresscode: supporting youth in computational design and making. In Proceedings of Constructionism 2014 Conference. Vienna, Austria.
Jennifer Jacobs and Leah Buechley, Codeable Objects: Computational Design and Digital Fabrication for Novice Programmers. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Paris, France, April 2013.
Masters Thesis: Algorithmic Craft: the Synthesis of Computational Design, Digital Fabrication, and Hand Craft. Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, August 2013.
Posters, Workshops and Demonstrations
Jingyi Li, Jennifer Jacobs, Michelle Chang, and Bjoern Hartmann. 2017. Direct and immediate drawing with CNC machines. In Proceedings of the 1st Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Fabrication (SCF '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Jennifer Jacobs, David Mellis, Amit Zoran, Cesar Torres, Joel Brandt, and Joshua Tanenbaum. Digital Craftsmanship: HCI Takes on Technology as an Expressive Medium. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, Brisbane, Australia, June 2016. (workshop)
Jennifer Jacobs and Leah Buechley, Combining Craft, Computation, and Digital Fabrication. In FabLearn: Digital Fabrication and Education Conference, Stanford University, California, October 2012. (workshop)
Jennifer Jacobs and Leah Buechley, Codeable Objects Software. In The 3rd annual Open Hardware Summit, Open Source Hardware Association, New York, New York, September 2012 (demo)
Jennifer Jacobs. 2017. Finding the edge: Art and automation. XRDS 24, 3 (April 2018), 5-6.
Jennifer Jacobs. 2017. Multidisciplinary systems engineering. XRDS 24, 2 (December 2017), 5-6.
Jennifer Jacobs. 2017. Technology in defense of democracy. XRDS 23, 3 (April 2017), 5-7.
Jennifer Jacobs. 2016. From prototype to product: deployment strategies in computer science research. XRDS 23, 1 (September 2016), 5-6.
Jennifer Jacobs. 2016. Supporting creativity, expressiveness and complexity through personal fabrication. XRDS 22, 3 (April 2016), 5-7.
Jennifer Jacobs. 2016. Negotiating science, technology, culture, and religion: the art and ideas of Laleh Mehran. XRDS 22, 4 (June 2016), 36-41.
(forthcomming) Extending Manual Drawing Practices with Artist-Centric Programming Tools, Best of CHI Session, SIGGRAPH. Vancover, British Colombia, Canada.
(forthcomming) Invited Speaker, Programming Languages for Creative Expression, Curry On Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Supporting Diverse Computational Creation, Creativity and Collaboration Symposium, National Academy of Sciences.Washington DC, USA.
Invited Speaker, Design Field Notes Series, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, California, USA.
Gestural Control for Digital Fabrication, Artist Talk, Pier 9 Workshop, Autodesk, San Francisco, California, December 2016.
Computational Making, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom, November 2015.
Panelist for Momentum: Women/Art/Technology, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, October 2015.
Tensions and Opportunities in Combining Computational and Manual Practices, Berkeley Institute of Design, University of California, Berkeley, California, September 2015.
Codeable Objects: Making New Fashion, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, March 2015
Computational Craft: applying procedural representations to making, Graduate School of Visual Art, Boston University, Feburary 2015
Para Sneak Peek, Adobe MAX Conference, Nokia Theater, Los Angeles, October 2014
Programming and Digital Fabrication for Wearables, MIT Women and Technology Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July 2012 (guest speaker)
Emergent Creativity in Computer Science: Iterative Design through Code, Science and Engineering Program for Teachers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012 (lecture)
Jacobs J., Synn L., Building a Narrative Atlas: Mapping Forms of Communication, In Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration, University of Chicago, Illinois, 2010