Historicizing Media

Paul Du Gay, ed., “Chap. 1” and “Chap. 5” in Doing Cultural Studies: The Story of the Sony Walkman, Culture, Media and Identities. London ; Thousand Oaks [Calif.]: Sage, in association with The Open University, 1997.

Computer History

Read object studies on The Interface Experience web site

  • From Xerox Alto – Aldus Pagemaker

Bill Moggridge, “Introduction,” “Chap. 1: The Mouse and Desktop,” “Chap. 2: My PC,” and “Chap. 3: From the Desk to the Palm,”  in Designing Interactions (pg. 1-235)

Interface Innovators

From The New Media Reader (some PDFs available at book site under table of contents)

Assignments

Project Proposal Due