21. hypertext, multimedia and the world-wide web

EXERCISE 21.9 [extra - not in book]

The web is constantly changing and evolving, at a speed that dates printed media even before it reaches the bookshops. In such an environment, the web is an invaluable resource to supplement books like Human-Computer Interaction.

Research the technologies that enable dynamic interfaces on the web. There are some starting points in the links for this cahpter textbook's web site www.hcibook.com/e3/chaps/ch21/links/. How might these technologies benefit users? Think about educational applications, working practices, business, leisure, etc.

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open-ended research exercise

Other exercises in this chapter

ex.21.1 (ans), ex.21.2 (ans), ex.21.3 (ans), ex.21.4 (ans), ex.21.5 (tut), ex.21.6 (open), ex.21.7 (tut), ex.21.8 (open), ex.21.9 (open), ex.21.10 (open), ex.21.11 (tut), ex.21.12 (tut)

all exercises for this chapter