Human computer interaction can and should be viewed much the same way we view communication in verbal languages, says J Cornelius, of Atlanta-based Nine Labs. It’s called “digital fluency.”
“For example, there are certain constructs in English, French and Cantonese which those fluent in those languages know, but seldom think about until they are broken. We make an extra effort to communicate with people who don’t speak our primary or preferred language.” According to Cornelius, design should be considered and understood in that same way.
It’s all about communicating well and making sure that the messages are understood. (more…)