2011 International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture IPEDR Vol.20 (2011) © (2011) IACSIT Press, Singapore
Duality Role of Computer in Human Life
MortezaZamani Roudbaraki 1 and AkramMokhtariEsfidvajani 2
Islamic Azad University, Lahijan Branch.
Abstract. This study examines the impact of using computer on the human mind and identity in order to present the duality role of computer in interaction with human being via using a hint toward Derrida’s theory of deconstruction to dismantle computer as a powerful instrument in the contemporary period. The researcher aims to show that the importance and the key role of computer in human life is undeniable and vital and, on the other hand, wants to present what is more important in this interaction is to remind any individual must care about what they do not know and be aware that nobody can keep what they do not care about while human deserves a place better than the location he is in. Keywords: Interaction, human, Knowledge, Culture.
One of the most dynamic and significant fields of technical investigation is the study of the relationship between humans and computers that has quickly grown. Every zone of our life is under the influence of HCI. The HCI reflects a broad recognition in academic environment and industry of the need to meet the challenges faced by this rapidly evolving area of technological progress. Human interactions with basedcomputer technologies are going to rapidly change in near future. Because human–computer interaction (HCI) is the study and design of the interaction between users and computers it must be regarded as one of the most important and influential sciences. Interaction between users and computers occurs at the interface which includes software and hardware together. The title (HCI) expresses the involvement of a machine and a human in a relationship via the knowledge from both sides. Creating a good human-machine relationship has special importance to an extent that a poorly designed relationship conducts to unforeseen problems. In fact, in this relationship the method of holding this interaction is significant. A user must be skilled enough to have the capacity of creating a relationship based on emphasizing on his ability without entering anxieties to his mind in this reaction which needs a high amount of experience. Via expanding computer technology during 1970’s and 1980’, everyone is able to use computer in a world moving toward more development. The broad concept of HCI has been effective on the humanistic fields such as cognitive psychology, linguistics, anthropology, literature and some other fields. This branch of science permits people to manifests their skills and also their vision.
Time is passing by and Distance is not obstacle any more. Crossing countries and boundaries takes only a mouse click. Computers are changing societies and communities. In Fact, computers as the most important technological achievement of the time influence on people’s lives. The possibility of making or solving difficult accounts is done by using computer as much as there is no need of using hands. Because of these different varieties of abilities, computers have been creating many noticeable achievements in most of societies' fields especially medicine, education, and usual life. Through this individual and social behavior any creativity will be expanded by HCI. The most important feature of HCI is its usability in different fields which helps user learns more and easier. This usability shows itself through its welfare, the ability to produce the desired result, creativity and 22
also its support for development of human knowledge. But it is necessary to bear in mind that it is just one side of this interaction. Computer technologies, on the one hand, assist human to research and analyze the information he needs in his favorite field and on the other hand, they decrease human role and impact on the...
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