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Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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The central tenant of this book is that humans are not that impressive without "thinking aides" (called "artifacts" by the author) to help us solve problems. Read morePublished 8 months ago by turtlemonvh
There's a lot of great information in here, but it reads like a dissertation. For a general UX practitioner, it isn't a quick read, but will give you a handful of epiphanies as you... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Anthony D Paul
One might assume by the title that this is yet another book exploring the relationship of technology and humans. And it is...but that is not its sole purpose. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Alicia Crumpton
this is a very good book about the relationship between human and machine from the design and utility perspectives. Read morePublished on January 19, 2013 by Paul Young
An older book, but it's discussion on Representation, Artifacts and Cognition remain pertinent today. We as humans, use aids to remember and understand. Read morePublished on February 9, 2011 by atmj
Where The Design of Everyday Things is device-centered, this work analyzes device interaction with a similar degree of rigor but from a user perspective. Read morePublished on April 3, 2010 by Erik J. Galicki
"Things That Make Us Smart" is Don Norman professing his thoughts on how technologies serve as cognitive artifacts, from past to present. Read morePublished on April 26, 2008 by O. Kagan
This book was one of the required readings for a class I took years ago on Humans, Computer and Cognition. Read morePublished on January 19, 2007 by Jain Dow
Originally written in 1995, many of the technologies talked about in the book are either developed already, shown to be not useful, or used in ways not originally foreseen -... Read morePublished on June 16, 2005 by owookiee