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The design of future things

Author: Donald A Norman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books/Perseus Book Group, [2009], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this book, Donald Norman presents a revealing examination of smart technology. Exploring the links between design and psychology, he offers a consumer-oriented theory of natural human-machine interaction that can be put into practice by the engineers and industrial designers of tomorrow's blinking machines.--[book cover].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Norman
ISBN: 9780465002283 0465002285
OCLC Number: 246894473
Description: viii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cautious cars and cantankerous kitchens: how machines take control --
The psychology of people & machines --
Natural interaction --
Servants of our machines --
The role of automation --
Communicating with our machines --
The future of everyday things --
Afterword: The machine's point of view.
Responsibility: Donald A. Norman.

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