ISE554 Human Computer Interaction Design 2.1 Core Concepts of HCI
Much work has been done with them could more easily have been done without themmore work has been spent on making tables than has been saved by their use Merrifield, 1879, on logarithms in the context of Babbage
Any machine coding system should be judged quite largely from the point of view of how easy it is for the operator to obtain results Mauchly, 1947, on EDVAC programming
Shackel, B. Ergonomics for a computer Design, 120, 1959, pp 36-39.
The future is rapidly approaching when professional programmers will be among the least numerous and least significant system users Mills, 1967
but also in 1968.. Alan Kay is proposing Dynabook
Dynabook A computer simple enough to be worked by children! Small enough to be carried under your arm! Powerful enough to drive a display in full colour!
Dynabook A computer simple enough to be worked by children! Small enough to be carried under your arm! Powerful enough to drive a display in full colour! The cardboard model:- 8*10*2 inches with a flat screen and a keyboard drawn on the top surface
TIMELINE - the personal computer 1959Shackels paper 1963Ivan Sutherlands Phd (Sketchpad) 1964Doug Engelbart and William K. English invent the mouse 1969Alan Kays Phd (Dynabook) International Journal of Man-Machine Studies 1970Xerox PARC opens 1973Xerox Alto becomes operational 1976Apple I 1977Apple II 1979Steve Jobs visits Xerox PARC 1981Xerox Star IBM PC 1983Apple Lisa 1984Apple Mac 1990Windows 3.0
TIMELINE - the net 1969ARPANET begins 1973Ethernet invented at Xerox PARC 1979Usenet News begins 1991WWW software released at CERN 1993Mosaic browser released 1994Netscape Communications inc. is formed 1996Internet Explorer 3.0
Tools that provide programming support for implementing interactive systems
From Brad Myers
Study these documents provided from the web site Brad Myers:A Brief History of Human-Computer Interaction Technology David T. Craig: The Legacy of the Apple Lisa Personal Computer