Beyond Usability: A Critical Analysis of Interface Research
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Interface Ontological Approach Ethical Approach Aesthetic Approach Human-Machine Interaction Technological Progress Interface Design Cultural Context Transdisciplinary Research Social Interactions

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Aliev, R. (2024). Beyond Usability: A Critical Analysis of Interface Research. Galactica Media: Journal of Media Studies, 6(2), 223-259.


This article addresses the profound and multifaceted understanding of interfaces in the modern technological era, focusing on integrating ontological, ethical, and aesthetical approaches in interface research. It considers various aspects of human-machine interaction from philosophical, ethical, and aesthetic viewpoints, revealing the complex connections between technological progress and human experience.

This study provides a comprehensive analysis of contemporary approaches to interface research, covering its complexity and diversity, as well as identifying current trends and challenges in the field.

The findings indicate that successful interface study requires an integrated approach, including the analysis of functional, ethical, aesthetic, and cultural aspects. The article highlights the importance of cross-disciplinary research in developing interfaces that can reflect and develop contemporary cultural and social contexts.

The conclusions of this article are relevant to the researchers in the field of interface design, implementators, and a broad audience interested in understanding the interplay between technological innovations and the socio-cultural context.
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