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In other words, it's really about how people react to situations good and bad.
"The Man Who Lied to His Computer" is an excellent primer of that field, and overall a surprisingly useful and relevant popular science book.
It's great when a book that is this full of serious research is also well written and highly entertaining.
I found the book to be rather hobbled together and very, very self-congratulating. Every experiment is "amazing, revealing and surprising," and *all* of Nass' students are... Read morePublished 3 hours ago by Ryan Mease
This book was assigned as a reading for a graduate class in human computer interaction. And I cannot say I was pumped. Until I started reading it and I couldn't put it down. Read morePublished 1 month ago by readermaniac
The 4 star review by Nancyhua (February 6, 2011) does a good job of summarizing this book and the review by Dan (February 20, 2011) reflects my feelings toward it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Ilog
Clifford Nass is a retiring, well-written Stanford prof. who has spent a career studying the interactions of people with machines (computers, mostly) and advising companies such as... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Interested Learner
Great book. Clifford Nass comes to some remarkable conclusions relative to human interactions through very scientific evaluations of interactions between people and computers.Published 7 months ago by G. Scott
I do not know what to right about this. If you like psychology and enjoy computers you will find this book entertaining. Read morePublished 9 months ago by C D.
I picked this up from the library on a whim and was very impressed by it. The book outlines several studies which reveal surprising truths about peoples' interaction with... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
Nass is a Stanford professor. Director of the Communication between Humans and Interactive Media Lab. Read morePublished 21 months ago by C.J. Tremblay
It's been said so many times that it's by now become a staid cliché: humans are social animals. Read morePublished on September 13, 2012 by Dr. Bojan Tunguz