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Cultural Interfaces: Interaction Revisited

Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with a brief introduction of interaction, and describes the concepts of several interfaces that are helpful to understand the relationship between image and interactivity. The ... More


The Seamless Coupling of Bits and Atoms

Hiroshi Ishii and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Hiroshi Ishii conducts research in the MIT Media Lab in two principal areas: the field of Human-Computer Interactions, and the field of interface design linking human beings, digital information and ... More


Toward Tangible Virtualities: Tangialities

Slavko Milekic

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines two characteristics of virtual environments: The absence of support for meaningful experiential interactions with virtual information; and the emphasis on the quantity of ... More


What Is Human Information Interaction?

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Research on human information interaction (HII) focuses on people’ s relationship with information, rather than with technology (as in human-computer interaction) or with the information agency (as ... More


Designs for Learning

Brad Mehlenbacher

in Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013949
eISBN:
9780262289634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013949.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines traditional differences between science and non-science, theories and practices related to instruction, and learning with technology. Furthermore, it focuses on the concept of ... More


Human Information Behavior and Information Retrieval: Is Collaboration Possible?

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the contributions of human information behavior (HIB) research to the information retrieval (IR) systems design, as well as the extent to which HIB research is guided by IR ... More


Introduction

Brad Mehlenbacher

in Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013949
eISBN:
9780262289634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013949.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This section starts with the author’s interest in instruction and learning with technology, and continues with a brief discussion on the terminology used in this book. The fundamental aim of the book ... More


Real-Time Dissociation of Facial Appearance and Dynamics during Natural Conversation

Steven M. Boker and Jeffrey F. Cohn

in Dynamic Faces: Insights from Experiments and Computation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014533
eISBN:
9780262289313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014533.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter offers information on a videoconference experiment in which real-time facial avatars driven by motion capture from a video were developed and tested to examine the real-time dissociation ... More


Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

John Danaher and Neil McArthur (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sexbots are coming. Given the pace of technological advances, it is inevitable that realistic robots specifically designed for people’s sexual gratification will be developed in the not-too-distant ... More


In-Context Research

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

First-generation research on human information behavior is considered system-centered, with an emphasis on contextual variables of users of certain systems. In contrast, second-generation research is ... More


Mobility and Urbanism

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0057
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter examines the cultural contexts of mobility and reads these back against the dominant tropes and themes of mobility within ubicomp. It considers recent attempts to explore the social and ... More


Architecture, Memory, and the Archive

Gabriella Giannachi

in Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035293
eISBN:
9780262335416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This Chapter draws on literature on memory and history to analyze how the archive operates as a memory laboratory facilitating the (re-)creation and transmission of different types of memories, from ... More


Should We Be Thinking about Robot Sex?

John Danaher

in Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Introduces the issues and arguments of the book. Sets the stage for the arguments that follow by addressing preliminary questions: What are sex robots? Do any exist right now? Why should we care ... More


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