A recent blog in the Huffington Post investigates the evolution of human-computer interaction as a field, and specifically calls out Carnegie Mellon's Human-Computer Interaction Institute as one of the first research centers to study the field.
In "Technology Becomes Us: The Age of Human-Computer Interaction," author Brian Hughes discusses how HCI emerged as a field and what it offers for the future.
"Now, this segment of computer science is being delved into through university research centers like Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute. Even companies like IBM are putting significant investments into HCI to see how it can enhance work in other areas like visualization, cognitive and user modeling, usable mobile security, mobile collaboration and learning, and smarter cities."
Read the full article in the Huffington Post.