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The designer’s guide to HCI

Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Lillian Xiao Image source: Nghiem Long, Flickr A brief history of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) For designers — or anyone working in tech — an understanding of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) can come in handy. As a graduate student of HCI, I’ve found that exploring the history and trajectory of the field has enriched my understanding of UX. It’s helped shape my understanding of the larger ecosystem of design, research, and product development. What is HCI? Human-computer interaction looks at how people interact with computers. It’s a