The Design of Future Things

The Design of Future Things

by Don Norman
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The Design of Future Things by Don Norman

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465013036
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 05/12/2009
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,059,449
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Donald A. Norman is the Breed Professor of Design at Northwestern University, a former Vice President at Apple Computer, and a partner in the Nielsen Norman Group Consulting Firm, which consults with corporations on design. He is the author of a number of books on design, including Emotional Design and The Design of Everyday Things. He lives in Palo Alto, California, and Evanston, Illinois.

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