Susanne Bødker, Kasper Hornbaek, Antti Oulasvirta, Stuart Reeves
Let's be honest: It's hard to start a career in HCI research. Working out what path to take is daunting. Our community is ever growing and ever diversifying. Interactive technologies change quickly and good research can be rapidly forgotten. At some point you might ask yourself: What should I study in HCI and how? It's a difficult question because our field is open-ended and evolves quickly. At the same time, answering it will have a tremendous influence on your career. This essay distills lessons learned in four workshops focusing on the question of what to study in HCI. Many…
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