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Read online The Design of Future Things.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Design of Future Things In The Design of Future Things best selling author Donald A Norman presents a revealing examination of smart technology from smooth talking GPS units to cantankerous refrigerators Exploring the links between design and human 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 thinking machines A fascinating look at the perils and promise of the intelligent objects of the future The Design of Future Things is a must read for anyone interested in the dawn of a new era in technology by Donald A. Norman

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The Design of Future Things
Title:The Design of Future Things
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ISBN:0465002277
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Number of Pages:240
Category:Design, Non fiction, Technology, Business
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Turn Signals Are The Facial Expressions Of Automobiles, Learning and Memory, Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things, The Design of Future Things, The Design of Everyday Things, Living with Complexity, The Invisible Computer: Why Good Products Can Fail, the Personal Computer Is So Complex, and Information Appliances Are the Solution, User Centered System Design: New Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction, Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes In The Age Of The Machine
In Things That Make Us Smart Donald A Norman explores the complex interaction between human thought and the technology it creates arguing for the development of machines that fit our minds rather than minds that must conform to the machine Humans have always worked with objects to extend our cognitive powers from counting on our fingers to designing massive supercomputers But advanced technology does more than merely assist with thought and memory the machines we create begin to shape how we think and at times even what we value Norman in exploring this complex relationship between humans and machines gives us the first steps towards demanding a person centered redesign of the machines that surround our lives, This comprehensive volume is the product of an intensive collaborative effort among researchers across the United States Europe and Japan The result a change in the way we think of humans and computers br, Technologies have a life cycle says Donald Norman and companies and their products must change as they pass from youth to maturity Alas the computer industry thinks it is still in its rebellious teenage years exulting in technical complexity Customers want change They are ready for products that offer convenience ease of use and pleasure The technology should be invisible hidden from sight br br In this book Norman shows why the computer is so difficult to use and why this complexity is fundamental to its nature The only answer says Norman is to start over again to develop information appliances that fit people s needs and lives To do this companies must change the way they develop products They need to start with an understanding of people user needs first technology last the opposite of how things are done now, In The Design of Future Things best selling author Donald A Norman presents a revealing examination of smart technology from smooth talking GPS units to cantankerous refrigerators Exploring the links between design and human 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 thinking machines A fascinating look at the perils and promise of the intelligent objects of the future The Design of Future Things is a must read for anyone interested in the dawn of a new era in technology