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Author Norman, Donald A.

Title The design of future things / Donald A. Norman.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  745.2 N782d 2007    ---  Available
Description viii, 231 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-224) and index.
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.
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.
Subject Industrial design -- Psychological aspects.
Human engineering.
Design and technology.
Human-computer interaction.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Design and technology. (OCoLC)fst01737708
Human-computer interaction. (OCoLC)fst00963494
Human engineering. (OCoLC)fst00963014
Industrial design -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01730201
Technology -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01145202
ISBN 9780465002276
0465002277 (hc)

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