The sudden experience of the computer

@article{Rosenberger2009TheSE,
  title={The sudden experience of the computer},
  author={Robert Rosenberger},
  journal={AI & SOCIETY},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={173-180}
}
The experience of computer use can be productively articulated with concepts developed in the phenomenological tradition of philosophy. Building on the insights of classical phenomenologists, Ihde has advanced a sophisticated view of the ways humans relate to technology. I review and expand on his notions of “technological mediation,” “embodiment,” and “multistability,” and apply them to the experience of computer interface. In particular, I explore the experience of using a computer that fails… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
11 Citations
34 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 references

The invisible computer

  • D Norman
  • 1998
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

A case study in the applied philosophy of imaging: the synaptic vesicle debate

  • R Rosenberger
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Embodying technoscience. Automatic/VIP

  • E Selinger
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Postphenomenology and technoscience: The Peking lectures

  • D Ihde
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

The habits of computer use

  • R Rosenberger
  • Int J Comput Inf Technol
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Perceiving other planets: bodily experience, interpretation, and the Mars Orbiter Camera

  • R Rosenberger
  • Hum Stud
  • 2008
2 Excerpts

Quick-freezing philosophy: an analysis of imaging technologies in neurobiology

  • R Rosenberger
  • 2008
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…