11 May 2010 - 12:14pm
4 years ago
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Karl Herler
Karl Herler

Dan Saffer - Attention Awareness for Interaction Designers 2009


Dan Saffer calls out the Interaction Design community for allowing distracting topics to consume our attention, and for paying too little attention to "moonwalking bears," the opportunities interaction designers can take advantage of in the near future.


About Dan Saffer

Dan Saffer is a principal at Kicker Studio, a product design consultancy. Every day, millions of people use the products he has designed.

Karl Herler

John Thackara - Designing for Business as Unusual


John Thackara shows the ways in which business as we know it are about to change for good, and then identifies how interaction designers can take these challenges on as design problems.


About John Thackara

Karl Herler

Robert Fabricant - Behavior is our Medium


Robert Fabricant talks about Interaction Design as a practice beyond just computing technology. He gives examples of Interaction Design as far back as ancient history, all the way to a humanitarian project underway today. He shows that Interaction Design's primary medium is behavior, extending far past the high technology world into the realm of human behavior and relationships.


About Robert Fabricant

3 Oct 2009 - 7:33pm
6 years ago
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Book: Thoughts on Interaction Design


Just wanted to let ya'all know that my book, Thoughts on Interaction
Design, has been re-released through Morgan Kaufmann and is available
on at
- I hope you find it useful and relevant!

The table of contents includes:


In Chapter One (Multiple Roots, and an Uncertain Future), the
historic roots of this field are described, and the relationship
between engineering and business is explored.

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