Revisiting the jacquard loom: threads of history and current patterns in HCI

@article{Fernaeus2012RevisitingTJ,
  title={Revisiting the jacquard loom: threads of history and current patterns in HCI},
  author={Ylva Fernaeus and Martin Jonsson and Jakob Tholander},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2012}
}
In the recent developments of human computer interaction, one central challenge has been to find and to explore alternatives to the legacy of the desktop computer paradigm for interaction design. To investigate this issue further we have conducted an analysis on a fascinating piece of machinery often referred to as one of the predecessors of the modern day computer, the Jacquard loom. In analysing the Jacquard loom we look at qualities in design and interaction from some different perspectives… 

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