Interview with Donald A. Norman

It is impossible to explain the significance of user-centered design, design thinking, the theory of human-computer interaction (HIC), and the professional fields of usability and user experience, without the academic contributions, vision, and leadership of Professor Donald A. Norman.

Keynote Speech: “The Humanities and University”

In his keynote speech, Dr. Gabriel Vargas Lozano, distinguished professor from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, encouraged students to protect Mexico’s humanities programs. This was motivated by the government of Japan’s recent decision to force its universities to close all its humanities departments in order to meet the demands of technical professions. He stated the long- and…