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The design of future things

Author: Donald A Norman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Don Norman points out what is going wrong with the wave of products just coming on the market and some that are on drawing boards everywhere - from 'smart' cars and homes that seek to anticipate a user's every need to the latest automatic navigational systems.
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Genre/Form: Handboeken (vorm)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Norman
ISBN: 9780465002276 0465002277
OCLC Number: 148914518
Description: viii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 25 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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A consumer-oriented look at the promise and perils of the smart objects, and a cautionary tale for designers of these objects - many of which are already in use or development.  Read more...

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