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Laurel, Brenda

Overview
Works: 31 works in 181 publications in 5 languages and 3,948 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Software  Interactive multimedia  Educational games  Video games  Zines 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Author of introduction
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brenda Laurel
 
Most widely held works by Brenda Laurel
Computers as theatre by Brenda Laurel( Book )

71 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lucid and provocative study of the art/craft/business of optimal interfaces ... takes a highly original look at our imperfect relationships with our machines, then points the way to improving things. Fun, and of real importance. -- William Gibson
The Art of human-computer interface design by Brenda Laurel( Book )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with technologise such as cyberspace, animation, multimedia, and speech recognition. Also includes the philosophical and psychological background to creating effective interfaces
Design research : methods and perspectives( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and Norwegian and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The goal of the book is to introduce designers to the many research tools that can be used to inform design as well as to ideas about how and when to deploy them effectively. Interspersed throughout the book are "demos," snapshots of the design research experience, Design Research charts the paths from research methods to research findings to design principles to design results and demonstrates the transformation of theory into a satisfying and more reliably successful practice."--Jacket
Rockett's new school( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rockett is the new girl in grade 8 at Whistling Pine Jr. high. Every decision made changes what happens next in this pre-teen adventure
Secret paths in the forest( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendship adventures help young girls meet other girls, and solve challenging puzzles filled with surprises
Rockett's tricky decision( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rockett is settling into her new school, but she's not totally secure yet. It's the week before Halloween and Whistling Pines Jr. High is buzzing with party plans. In fact, two big social events are happening at the same time! Rockett needs your help figuring out what moves to make-- to make sure she gets invited!
Utopian entrepreneur by Brenda Laurel( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A heady hybrid of critical thinking, personal narrative, and economic analysis, Utopian Entrepreneur is a field manual for those who want to do socially positive work in the context of business. One of the few Silicon Valley veterans who participated in all four of the major computer tech bubbles - games, multimedia, virtual reality, and dot-coms - Brenda Laurel is known for injecting humanistic values into computer-based media." "Laurel interweaves her ideas on how to conduct socially progressive business with the saga of her experiences with the Interval Research Corporation and as the founder of the pioneering girls' software company Purple Moon."--Jacket
Rockett's secret invitation( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play friendship adventure game by deciding when to tell the truth and when to keep a secret. Make social decisions with inside information. Peek into 21 lockers. Has more than 45 possible plot twists, dozens of characters, hear private thoughts and explore over 500 items
The new ecology of things (NET)( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Ecology of Things (NET) began as an interdisciplinary design course run by Art Center's Graduate Media Design Program (MDP) and has evolved into a conceptual model for thinking about design and its relationship to a complex, emergent ecology arising from integrated, pervasive, networked technologies. Co-taught by Philip van Allen, Bruce Sterling and Nikolaus Haftermaas, the studio course used a pre-press version of Sterling's mediawork pamphlet Shaping Things as its departure point, and was sponsored by Sun Microsystems Labs. Working with an alpha version of Sun Spots -- micro-scale networked computers -- students designed working prototypes and playful scenarios to imagine a massively networked future
Secret paths to the sea( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within a secret world inside a lighthouse, players can help others sort out their true feelings, see various waterways with amazing creatures and solve hidden puzzles
Toward the design of a computer-based interactive fantasy system by Brenda Laurel( )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study applies the principles of Aristotelian dramatic theory to interactive structure. Dramatic theory provides the system's end cause, the formal and structural qualities of its output, and the organizing principles for its design. Major emphasis is placed on the dramatic theory and techniques that must be embodied in the systems as a whole, and in its playwriting expertise in particular
Rockett's tricky decision( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rockett is settling into her new school, but she's not totally secure yet. It's the week before Halloween and Whistling Pines Jr. High is buzzing with party plans. In fact, two big social events are happening at the same time! Rockett needs your help figuring out what moves to make-- to make sure she gets invited!
The digital dialectic : new essays on new media by Peter Lunenfeld( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Digital Dialectic is an interdisciplinary jam session about our visual and intellectual cultures as the computer recodes technologies, media, and art forms. Unlike purely academic texts on new media, the book includes contributions by scholars, artists, and entrepreneurs, who combine theoretical investigations with hands-on analysis of the possibilities (and limitations) of new technology. The key concept is the digital dialectic: a method to ground the insights of theory in the constraints of practice. The essays move beyond journalistic reportage and hype into serious but accessible discussion of new technologies, new media, and new cultural forms."--Jacket
User interface design for electronic appliances by Konrad Baumann( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This simple and manageable guide to user interface design is written for the professional in industry working on product development and the decision process. It is directed not only to the human factors specialists, but also to technicians, designers, marketing and product managers and students.The book presents guidelines for user interface design including a catalogue of input and output devices for electronic appliances, adding material on the design process, interaction design, advanced input, speech interfaces, evaluation, standards, the move from usability to pleasure and cultural d
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2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ren ji jiao hu yu xi ju biao yan : Yong xi ju li lun gou jian liang hao yong hu ti yan = Computers as theatre by Brenda Laurel( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu gong 6 zhang, Tan tao le xi ju biao yan shi ren ji jiao hu de you guan nei rong. Ju ti you ben zhi, Xi ju ji chu(yi):ding xing jie gou de yuan su, Xi ju ji chu(er):xie diao xing dong, Xi ju jiao hu zhe:xie zuo, Yue shu he can yu gan, She ji qi shi, Jiao hu she ji de xin tian di deng
Notes from the utopian entrepreneur by Brenda Laurel( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Virtual reality conference( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Steve Fischer and Brenda Laurel introduce viewers to virtual reality
Ultrazine by Grant McDonagh( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ren ji jiao hu yu xi ju biao yan = Computers as theatre ; yong xi ju li lun gou jian liang hao yong hu ti yan by Brenda Laurel( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Art of human-computer interface design
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The Art of human-computer interface designDesign research : methods and perspectivesUtopian entrepreneurThe digital dialectic : new essays on new mediaUser interface design for electronic appliances
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Brenda Laurel Amerikaans onderzoekster (1950-)

Brenda Laurel Video game developer

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