When we were discussing about Lifeworld and Worldview, Gopi said something along the line of “as a designer, we create something that has a shared understanding. And that’s why when gesture was first introduced people didn’t know what to do with it.” (paraphrased)

And I had a question about touch. I think we have all heard of stories of toddler or elderly person using an iPad. And perhaps even argument that iPad may be defined as a computer – a very good and sufficient one at that.

Before iPad or iPhone, there was no commercially-viral touchscreen device to setup a lifeworld, so it’s safe to assume there’s no a priori on touch either. So where does touch fit in?

Thanks Gopi for a great lecture/discussion.

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