It is not surprising that the field of HCI has been closely bound to Moore's law. At its inception, HCI was concerned primarily with the only large group of people who had access to the technologyoffice workers. This type of user had very clearly defined tasks and goals that they tried to achieve on fairly limited hardware. As Moore's law resulted in computer technology leaking out of corporations, HCI morphed to accommodate home usage and to look at how people set about completing less well-defined tasks. Currently, HCI has expanded to look at social and even whimsical applications of…
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