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HCI Lesson 2
Transcript of HCI Lesson 2
Virtual reality systems can be used to train pilots, astronauts and racing drivers, so they learn their skills without risking their lives Remote control robots are useful for environments that are hostile to humans. For example war zones. specialist software has been developed to help those with sight or speech impairments use computers Productivity per individual Increased automation Varied working conditions: Texting has grown rapidly. PDAs and other devices are used instead of diaries and can access the internet remotely.
Emails have replaced memos and in some cases letters Technical developments have supported workers carrying out everyday tasks and growth of people working from home.
adverse effects Less verbal and face-to-face interactions. Physcological and sociological impact of IT
Less variety in some work environments What does HCI stand for and what does it mean?
Test yourself What does GUI stand for and what does it mean?
What is the term used to describe a computer system that is easy to use?
Describe at least one impact of HCI on society Describe at least one impact of HCI on the economy Describe at least one impact of HCI on culture Some people may hide behind their computers. People can get distracted or addicted to online networking, games or other entertainment Deskilling, leading to workers feeling less valued and motivated Machinery has taken away needs for some specialist trades such as Sign Writing Some trades are in danger of dying out. Now based on the assignment you have created produce P1.
Ensure you include:
Productivity per individual
Varied working conditions
How people use computers
Physiological and sociological impact of IT
Please also ensure you give FULL details and lots of examples