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  • “Metaverses” – Special Topic in i-com 3/2022

    For the third issue in the 22nd year of i-com we have selected a current topic in the field of HCI: (the) Metaverse. The term is not completely new – coined by the author Neal Stephenson in his 1992 novel “Snow Crash” – but was hyped by Mark Zuckerberg in 2021 when he renamed his company from …

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  • i-com 2/2022 released – Special Issue on Mobile and Wearable Interaction 

    https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/icom/21/2/html This special issue invited contributions in the broad and important field of mobile and wearable interaction. Mobile and wearable technologies are now universal. They enable ubiquitous communication, sensing, and interaction. The design of mobile and wearable technologies has a tremendous impact both on our everyday lives and on professional practice. Research in the field …

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  • Culture and Computer Science – Physical and Virtual Spaces – Special Topic in i-com 1/2022

    Until today, a common understanding of technology is still shaped by the industrialisation as a progress that facilitates our everyday life, making it more predictable, interesting and diverse too. This development since the 19th century was accompanied and also partly reinforced by a multitude of cultural imaginaries. Who does not know the novels by Jules …

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