29 Jan Reflection: What is Interaction
Dubberly’s article, What is Interaction? Are there Different Types, presented information on different perspectives on interaction, models of interaction, and how interaction functions between humans and objects, humans and systems, and between systems.
Interaction is a way of framing the relationship between people and objects designed for them—and thus a way of framing the activity of design. - Dubberly et al.
- 0-0 Reacting
- 0-1 Regulating
- 0-2 Learning
- 1-1 Balancing
- 1-2 Managing and Entertaining
- 2-2 Conversing
Multiple system types can be seen within a single system. From the most basic, 0-0 Reacting, where an input equates to a simple output (ex. flipping a light switch or clicking a hyperlink) to the most complicated, where systems interact with one another on our behalf (ex Google assistant calling to make a reservation).