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The inmates are running the asylum

Author: Alan Cooper
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Sams, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Imagine, at a terrifyingly aggressive rate, everything you regularly use is being equipped with computer technology. Think about your telephones, cameras, cars--everything--being automated, programmed, and formatted by people who in their rush to accept the many benefits of the silicon chip, have abdicated their responsibility to make these products easy to use." "It's not a stretch; it's a reality. Our lives are  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Cooper
ISBN: 0672316498 9780672316494
OCLC Number: 41237183
Description: 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Paul Saffo --
Preface --
Part 1. Computer obliteracy. Chap. 1. Riddles for the information age --
Chap. 2. Cognitive friction --
Part 2. It costs you big time. Chap. 3. Wasting money --
Chap. 4. The dancing bear --
Chap. 5. Customer disloyalty --
Part 3. Eating soup with a fork. Chap. 6. The inmates are running the asylum --
Chap. 7. Homo logicus --
Chap. 8. An obsolete culture --
Part 4. Interaction design is good business. Chap. 9. Designing for pleasure --
Chap. 10. Designing for power --
Chap. 11. Designing for people --
Part 5. Chap. 12. Desperately seeking usability --
Chap. 13. A managed process --
Chap. 14. Power and pleasure.
Responsibility: Alan Cooper.

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by garyperlman (WorldCat user on 2006-02-21)

I COMPUTER OBLITERACY 1 Riddles for the Information Age 2 Cognitive Friction II IT COSTS YOU BIG TIME 3 Wasting Money 4 The Dancing Bear 5 Customer Disloyalty III EATING SOUP WITH A FORK 6 The Inmates Are Running the Asylum 7 Homo Logicus 8 An Obsolete Culture IV INTERACTION DESIGN IS GOOD BUSINESS 9 Designing for Pleasure 10 Designing for Power 11 Designing for People V GETTING BACK INTO THE DRIVER'S SEAT 12 Desperately Seeking Usability 13 A Managed Process 14 Power and Pleasure

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