CHI 99 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA May 15 20, 1999 A whirlwind of change, with more and more content being delivered on the Internet and the Web, presents new challenges to the human-computer interaction (HCI) community. Some of these challenges are technological, but important new issues concern external forces. Demographics play an increasingly important role: the population as a whole is aging, yet at the same time younger children increasingly use computers and the Web. Politics and differing societal goals come into conflict with changes in media, resulting in challenges to free…
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