Why Research-oriented Design Isn ’ t Design-oriented Research

  title={Why Research-oriented Design Isn ’ t Design-oriented Research},
  author={Daniel Fallman},
Human–computer interaction (HCI) is the discipline concerned with the design, evaluation, and implementation of interactive computing systems. Unlike many empirical sciences, HCI researchers do not typically solely study existing technologies, styles of interaction, or interface solutions. On the contrary, one of the core activities in contemporary HCI is to design new technologies – in the form of software and hardware prototypes – that act as vehicles through which HCI researchers’ ideas… CONTINUE READING
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