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UX Trivia Quiz #17 by Tom Tullis: 1980's UX!

This computer, which was introduced by IBM with much fanfare in 1984, has been dubbed by some as one of the biggest flops in the history of computing. What was its name?
PCjr
Compact PC
Color PC
PC-2
The first commercial CD player, the CDP-101, was introduced by Sony in Japan in 1982. What was the first album released on CD?
Bill Joel's 52nd Street
The Beatles' Let It Be
Chicago 17
U2's War
This landmark book, Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction, was first published in 1986. Who wrote it?
Ben Shneiderman
Stuart Card
Alan Kay
Alan Cooper
What was the name of the computer in the 1983 movie, WarGames?
WOPR
SkyNet
Colossus
MCP
The first "official" CHI conference was in 1983. Some of the attendees are pictured here in a photo by Ben Shneiderman. Where was it held?
Boston
Atlanta
London
San Francisco
The first commercially available cell phone was introduced by Motorola in 1984. Shown here with Martin Cooper, it was quite a brick by today's standards. What was its name?
DynaTAC
StarTAC
MicroTAC
iPhone 0
The first issue of the journal Human-Computer Interaction, published in 1985, contained a paper about "Affect in Computer-mediated Communication". Its first author was this woman from Carnegie Mellon University. Who is she?
Sara Kiesler
Judy Olson
Wendy Mackay
Bonnie John
This typeface, which many designers love to hate, was first introduced in 1982, but it didn't hit the big-time until Microsoft included it in Windows 3.1 and all subsequent versions. What is it?
Arial
Helvetica
Avant Garde
Comic Sans
This book, The Psychology of Human-Computer Interaction by Card, Moran, and Newell, was published in 1985.  The authors took a scientific approach to modelling how people interact with computers. What was the name of their classic model?
GOMS
Fitts's Law
FIFO
Miller's Law
Apple launched its original Macintosh computer with the now-famous "1984" commercial shown during the Super Bowl in January 1984. Who directed that commercial?
Ad_apple_1984
Ridley Scott
Steven Spielberg
Spike Lee
James Cameron
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