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The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman
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This book provides a good foundation for considering a product's user experience by examining a range of products from doors to thermostats. The perspective is just as applicable to designing modern software applications as it is to making ovens. I was interested in the historical perspective of the author struggling with the technology available when this book was published in 1988. We've come a long way with interfaces for phones and computers, but still have a long way to go.
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May 11, 2015 – Started Reading
May 11, 2015 – Shelved
June 29, 2015 – Finished Reading

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