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Tangible bits

Profile Hiroshi Ishii
Tangible bits

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Tags: Human computer interaction (HCI)

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Pointers

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Media Laboratory

77 Mass. Ave., E14/E15
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 USA
http://www.media.mit.edu

Where to Find HCI Events

The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI) keeps a handy calendar of events related to HCI
http://www.sigchi.org/conferences/calendarofevents.html

Jargon

Multi-touch

A usually flat surface that can detect multiple finger gestures, popularized by the iPhone, and a common component of tangible user interfaces

TUI

Tangible User Interface

WIMP

Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointers, the typical way we interact with a GUI