When the implication is not to design (technology)

Eric P.S. Baumer, M. Six Silberman
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
As HCI is applied in increasingly diverse contexts, it is important to consider situations in which computational or information technologies may be less appropriate. This paper presents a series of questions that can help researchers, designers, and practitioners articulate a technology's appropriateness or inappropriateness. Use of these questions is demonstrated via examples from the literature. The paper concludes with specific arguments for improving the conduct of HCI. This paper provides
more » ... a means for understanding and articulating the limits of HCI technologies, an important but heretofore under-explored contribution to the field.
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979275 dblp:conf/chi/BaumerS11 fatcat:nzbrm2mfqzh6jkcbyhbkjrgqp4