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Taming HAL: Designing Interfaces Beyond 2001

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Machines dominate our lives, from alarm clocks that wake us up in the morning to radios that lull us to sleep. Most of our interactions with automated machines and computers are problem-free, but more often than we would like, they can be irritating and confusing. This is frequently harmless, such as a VCR recording the wrong show, but when it involves a critical system li ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 17th 2004 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2004)
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Okay, I read it all the way until the last few pages, but I really liked how the author explained the hidden complexities in various common automation systems, clearly and in everyday language with occasional hints of humor to lighten the gravity of such tragic outcomes of poor automated systems designs like plane crashes and complications durign surgery.
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