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The design of future things

The design of future things

Author: Donald A Norman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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