IMPERSONAL BENEFIT

COMPUTER DISPLAY TERMINALS SEEM TO HAVE PROPERTIES WHICH PLACE THEM VERY FAVORABLY RELATIVE TO TWO HIGHLY IMPORTANT, DEEPLY FORMED ASPECTS OF HUMAN INFORMATION PROCESSING; EXCHANGING INFORMATION THROUGH DIRECT INTERACTION, AND INCLUDING A SOCIAL COMPONENT IN THE FORMULATION OF RESPONSES TO OBJECTIVE HUMAN INFORMATION PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS. IMPERSONAL DISPLAY TERMINALS REMOVE THE JUDGMENT AND POTENTIAL DISAPPROVAL IMPLICIT IN INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY IN SITUATIONS WHICH ARE HIERARCHICALLY STRUCTURED. IN PUBLIC PARTICIPATION APPLICATIONS THERE IS THE RESPONSIVENESS OF AN INTERACTIVE COMPUTING SYSTEM IN ADDITION TO THE TRADITIONAL, USEFUL PRIVACY OF THE VOTING BOOTH. /DOT/

  • Corporate Authors:

    N/A

    ,   USA 
  • Authors:
    • Carson, W
  • Publication Date: 1973-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 23-4
  • Serial:
    • SID Journal
    • Volume: 10 N
    • Publisher: Society for Information Display

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200653
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 2003 12:00AM