The remarkable growth of HCI over the past 30 years has transformed this once nascent interdisciplinary field into an intellectually rich, worldwide phenomenon. We've grown from a small, rebellious group of researchers who struggled to gain recognition as we broke disciplinary boundaries to a large, influential community with potent impact on the daily lives of people everywhere. The aspirations of early HCI researchers and practitioners were to make better menus tied to predictive models, design graphical user interfaces based on direct manipulation, improve input devices in accordance with design space theories, design effective control panels that supported task action…
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