Monthly Archives: March 2012

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

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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 vision, embodied interaction. Dourish sees the development of human-computer … Continue reading

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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.

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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 about a social phenomenon on a technology platform. Button … Continue reading

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