Designing Interactions


  • Foreword Gillian Crampton Smith answers the question, “What is Interaction Design."
  • Introduction The author explains the origin of the book, illustrated by two personal stories
  • 1 The Mouse and the Desktop Interviews with Doug Engelbart, Stu Card, Tim Mott and Larry Tesler
  • 2 My PC Interviews with Bill Atkinson, Paul Bradley, Bill Verplank and Cordell Ratzlaff
  • 3 From the Desk to the Palm Interviews with John Ellenby, Jeff Hawkins, Bert Keely, Rob Haitani and Dennis Boyle
  • 4 Adopting Technology Interviews with David Liddle, Mat Hunter, Rikako Sakai, David Kelley and Paul Mercer
  • 5 Play Interviews with Bing Gordon, Brendan Boyle, Brenda Laurel and Will Wright
  • 6 Services Interviews with Live|Work, Fran Samalionis and Takeshi Natsuno
  • 7 The Internet Interviews with Terry Winograd, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Steve Rogers and Mark Podlaseck
  • 8 Multisensory and Multimedia Interviews with Hiroshi Ishii, Durrell Bishop, Joy Mountford and Bill Gaver
  • 9 Futures and Alternative Nows Interviews with Dunne and Raby, John Maeda and Jun Rekimoto
  • 10 People and Prototypes The author’s view of designing interactions, with help from Jane Fulton Suri and Duane Bray
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A pdf of Chapter 1, The Mouse and the Desktop, and videos of the interviews with Doug Engelbart, Stu Card, Tim Mott and Larry Tesler are available for download.

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