Paul Whitmore Sas
This began as a bareboned web-site. I was scared by the example of
Stanford grad students who dropped out to build
Google, Yahoo, and other distractor sites instead of finishing their
I focused my efforts on vanquishing the Delmore Effect. This simply means: I successfully focused on my top priority (research) before directing my attention to my next-most important goal, which involves bringing research into the real world.
My ambition, since at least 1992, has been to use psychological insights and methods to make people's work environments more humane and engaging.
I am currently the co-chair of the monthly program development at BayCHI, the ACM organization that's so old, the acronym places the computer before the human. I have shared this position with Rashmi Sinha since November of 2003, and we take turns scheduling the main presentation at PARC, which is held the 2nd Tues of each month.
The BayCHI Apprenticeship Program consisted of workshops held in multiple expertise areas, to help students bootstrap the work-experience needed to get jobs in this field.