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.

コントロールと全体主義:将来に対するSFの悲観的視点

A futuristic figure

ほとんどのSF映画は悲観的で、ディストピア(反ユートピア)の世界のストーリーを描いているが、これは、テクノロジーがユーザーエクスペリエンスにもたらす影響への認識を高めるのに有益な助言を与えてくれる。 [続きを読む]

(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. [続きを読む]