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.

Controlado e Totalitário: A Visão Pessimista do Futuro aos olhos da Ficção Científica

A futuristic figure

A maioria dos filmes de ficção científica é pessimista e descreve sociedades distópicas. Eles nos guiam para aumentar a consciência do que a tecnologia pode trazer para a experiência do usuário. [Leia mais]

(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. [Leia mais]