1 January 2015

The need for design history in HCI

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Carl DiSalvo, an associate professor in the Digital Media program at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is struck that there is very little design history in HCI.

Design history is important to HCI, he argues, for at least two reasons. First, it can help us understand the practices and products of contemporary design. Second, it can help us identify inventive moves we might make in our own designs.

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