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Understanding and Conceptualizing Interaction

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Below is additional material associated with the topics covered in chapter 2.


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Conceptual models

David Liddle's chapter called "Design of the Conceptual Model" in T. Winograd (ed) Bringing Design to Software (1996) (pp17-31) provides a good overview. It can be found at: http://hci.stanford.edu/bds/2-liddle.html



Interface metaphors

The interface hall of shame on metaphors is nearly 10 years old but some of the examples are still worth looking at. See:
http://homepage.mac.com/bradster/iarchitect/metaphor.htm

 


Visionary Videos and classic designs

HP made a few thought-provoking visionary videos of the future of technology. One that received considerable attention was cooltown. See http://www.ibiblio.org/jlillie/cooltown/lillie_files/cooltown.ram

Another much cited video is Apple’s Knowledge Navigator that can be found at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drhgAfLFG7M

To run an interactive demo of VisiCalc see”
http://www.bricklin.com/history/vcexecutable.htm