Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 2. Getting in Touch. pp 25-53.

The second chapter is about tangible computing. Dourish starts from the history (ones again the PARC plays a key role) and then gives some examples of recent research activities in the

Continue reading...Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 2. Getting in Touch. pp 25-53.

Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 1. History of Interaction

In the first chapter of the book Dourish presents the history of human-computer interaction from the perspective of human experience of computation. This viewpoint gives a nice background for the book’s

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Button, G. (1993) The Curious Case of The Vanishing Technology. In Technology in Working Order: Studies of Work, Interaction, and Technology, Graham Button (ed), Routledge, London, pp 10-28.

Button’s article is about probems in sociological research in studying technology. The main argument is that too often and too easily a study about technology turns out to be a study

Continue reading...Button, G. (1993) The Curious Case of The Vanishing Technology. In Technology in Working Order: Studies of Work, Interaction, and Technology, Graham Button (ed), Routledge, London, pp 10-28.