December 18, 2008 § Leave a comment

most discussions of visual displays for information assume that if the presented stuff is “correct” the viewer will get it. This leaves out the complexity of the mind of the viewer which, despite the reduced info in the display, is working full body in the perceptions process.

Think Gabriel Tarde as told to us by Bruno Latour.

So analysis of the computer as theater (Brenda Laurel) requires that we pay as much attention to the audience as the stage, and, we are also pulling the audience partipants into being actor participants.


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