Mobile devices, the Internet, and other technologies have made a large impact on the daily lives of people all over the world.

Consider how one particular technology item has affected society from a human–computer interaction (HCI) perspective, and answer the following questions:

  • Discuss the technology’s impact on social, ethical, and legal issues.
  • How do you think the role of this technology has changed HCI since its inception?
  • How do you see the future of this technology further changing HCI?