Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
Better HCI is better empathy
What even is HCI?
- The human-machine joint performance of tasks
- Human-computer or human-human communication mediated by computers
Many a clever invention has been termed ‘before its time’ because the inventor did not see how to build a transition from what was known and in use to what was new.
3 main goals of HCI
As designers, we are defining systems, and implementing the structures that create culture. We have the responsibility to think about the world as a complicated, ethically fraught place. We are designing interactions
Always ask: who are my users, and what are their needs?