These video clips were selected from those available on the DVD accompanying the highly recommended book "Designing Interactions", Bill Moggridge, The MIT Press, 2006.
There will not be any questions about these clips on either of the exams. They are included because these people are all highly influential and worth hearing from.
- Doug Engelbart - best known as the inventor of the mouse.
- Stu Card - joined Xerox PARC in 1974, with probably the first-ever degree in human-computer interaction.
- Tim Mott - one of the very first people to apply rigorous user testingto the design of user interfaces.
- Larry Tesler - invented cut-and-paste and editable dialog boxes.
- Bill Atkinson - responsible for all of the early software at Apple, including Quickdraw graphics and Hypercard.
- Paul Bradley - designed the first Microsoft mouse.
- Bill Verplank - participated in testing and refining the Xerox Star graphical user interface.
- Cordell Ratzlaff - led the team that designed the versions of Mac OS from Mac OS 8 all the way through Mac OS X,
- John Ellenby - developed the first laptop designed to fit in half a briefcase.
- Jeff Hawkins - led the team that created the Palm operating system and developed the series of PalmPilots.
- Bert Keely - architect of tablet PCs at Microsoft.
- Rob Haitani - in charge of the interaction design for the Palm operating sytem.
- Dennis Boyle - developed the Palm V.
- David Liddle - project leader for the design of the Xerox Star.
- Mat Hunter - lead interaction designer in the team at that developed Kodak's interaction architecture for digital photography.
- Rikako Sakai - developed the screen interactions for PhotoStitch.
- David Kelley - founded IDEO.
- Paul Mercer - built the core software framework for the Apple Newton.
dcb [at] cs.wpi.edu / Fri Aug 10 20:56:56 EDT 2007