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Human-Tech: Ethical and Scientific Foundations

Kim Vicente and Alex Kirlik


This book coins the term “human-tech” to describe a more encompassing and ambitious approach to the study of Human-Technology Interaction (HTI) than is now evident in any of its participating disciplines, such as human factors, human-computer interaction, cognitive science and engineering, industrial design, informatics or applied psychology. Observing that the way forward is “not by widgets alone”, this book's human-tech approach addresses every level—physical, psychological, team, organizational, and political—at which technology impacts quality of life, identifies a human or societal need, ... More

Keywords: cognitive science, engineering, quality of life, human nature, HTI research, technology

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199765140
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kim Vicente, author

Alex Kirlik, editor

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