April 20, 2007 lecture by Elizabeth Churchill for the Stanford University Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (CS 547). Prototypes are an effective way of communicating. But communicating what precisely? This talk explores the role of different types of prototypes in researching and designing interactive artifacts - emphasizing the critical role prototypes play in the exchange and development of potential product ideas but also in the development of social theories of action and interaction.
CS 547: Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (Seminar on People, Computers, and Design) is a Stanford University course that features weekly speakers on topics related to human-computer interaction design. The seminar is organized by the Stanford HCI Group, which works across disciplines to understand the intersection between humans and computers. This playlist consists of seminar speakers recorded during the 2006-2007 academic year.