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Hourcade, J.B. et al. HCI for Peace: Beyond Tie Dye. Interactions, September-October 2012. pp 40-47.

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The article presents and idea of focusing (at least some of) HCI’s effort to concretely making world a better place. The primary aim of the authors is to reduce and prevent armed conflict. The article is not a research report … Continue reading

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Brereton, M. and McGarry, B. (2000) An observational Study of How Objects Support Engineering Design Thinking and Communication: Implications for the design of tangible media, CHI2000

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The paper looks at different roles of physical objects in supporting design thinking and communication, i.e. object as starting point, as communication medium, episodic memory trigger, etc. Still, what I found to be the most interesting part of the paper … Continue reading

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Wright et al. (2006) User Experience and the Idea of Design in HCI

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Wright et al. argue for new approaches for ideas of design in HCI based on the evolving concept of user. The proposition of the article is twofold: 1) there is a need for design-as-craft approach for complementing prevailing design-as-engineering approach, … Continue reading

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