Articles by Masaaki Kurosu

Photo of MasaakiMasaaki Kurosu is a professor of the Open University of Japan, with a background in cognitive science and human-computer interaction. He is also a president of HCD-Net. Based on his career as a usability professional, he proposed a concept of user engineering and is now proposing an ADA and a new concept of UX and X.

통제와 전체주의: SF의 비관적인 미래관

A futuristic figure

대부분의 SF 영화들은 비관적인 관점으로 디스토피아 사회를 묘사합니다. 그러한 영화들은 과학기술이 사용자 경험에 몰고 올 변화에 대한 인식을 높이는 유용한 안내자 역할을 합니다. [자세히 읽기]

(English) Usability Engineering in Japan

(English) There is a long history of usability testing, in practice if not in name, in Japan. Professional organizations for usability, outside of the academic context, are just taking off. [자세히 읽기]