Taming HAL: Designing Interfaces Beyond 2001 by A. Degani

By A. Degani

This e-book is an exploration of interplay among people, pcs and automatic machines and why they often pass awry, occasionally with disastrous results. The e-book lays out a transparent beginning for comparing interactions among clients and machines, exhibiting the reader easy methods to describe, examine and speedy determine power layout difficulties. The insights and methodologies supplied let the reader to appreciate the basis human-interaction difficulties in smooth platforms, increase the usability of recent person interfaces, and, the writer hopes, have a say within the layout of the hugely automatic platforms of the longer term.

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By A. Degani

This e-book is an exploration of interplay among people, pcs and automatic machines and why they often pass awry, occasionally with disastrous results. The e-book lays out a transparent beginning for comparing interactions among clients and machines, exhibiting the reader easy methods to describe, examine and speedy determine power layout difficulties. The insights and methodologies supplied let the reader to appreciate the basis human-interaction difficulties in smooth platforms, increase the usability of recent person interfaces, and, the writer hopes, have a say within the layout of the hugely automatic platforms of the longer term.

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