Articles by Ilpo Koskinen

Ilpo Koskinen is a Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki in Finland. He holds a PhD (Sociology, 1998) from the University of Helsinki in Finland. His current research interests include mobile multimedia, usercentered design, and qualitative methodology.

Case WAP and Accountability: Shortcomings of the Mobile Internet as an Interactional Problem

Abstract Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is designed to allow access to the Internet on a mobile phone. Attempts to explain its limited success have focused on attitudinal and cognitive reasons for non-use, finding that although people recognize the benefits of WAP, issues like lack of content, privacy concerns, and reference group behavior account for non-use. […] [Read More]