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The future of interaction
Interfaces everywhere

The future of interaction
Interfaces everywhere

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Pointers

CHI Calendar

Interaction-Design.org keeps a conference calendar related to HCI events
http://www.interaction-design.org/calendar

HCI Resources

HCI Resources & Bibliography
http://www.hcibib.org

Jargon

BCI

Brain-Computer Interface: technology that reads your mind (more or less)

Bio-Acoustics

Sounds produced by your body, such as when you touch your arm, which makes a distinctive noise that a computer can distinguish

EEG

Electroencephalography: a BCI that measures electrical signals from sensors on your scalp

GUI

Graphical User Interface

HCI

Human-Computer Interaction: a subfield of computer science

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

WYSIMOLWYG

What You See is More or Less What You Get