I've started to put together a collection of links and talks from the pioneers of interaction design. These are the people who worked on the GUI and have continued the conversation all the way to today. I believe tools like Framer are a continuation of their goals to develop tools to help people thinking with computers and their research is invaluable for people working in this space.
Edit: especially looking for women who are part of this history, unfortunately under represented in many written histories.
People I've included so far:
Names still to add:
I still have a long ways to go and it would help a ton if anyone has other names I should add to this type of list.