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The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date March 1, 2000
Pages 233
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780201379372
ISBN-10 0201379376
Dimensions 0.50 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Original list price $54.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Deep thinking is rare in this field where most companies are glad to copy designs that were great back in the 1970s. The Humane Interface is a gourmet dish from a master chef. Five mice! --Jakob Nielsen, Nielsen Norman Group Author of Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity This unique guide to interactive system design reflects the experience and vision of Jef Raskin, the creator of the Apple Macintosh. Other books may show how to use todays widgets and interface ideas effectively. Raskin, however, demonstrates that many current interface paradigms are dead ends, and that to make computers significantly easier to use requires new approaches. He explains how to effect desperately needed changes, offering a wealth of innovative and specific interface ideas for software designers, developers, and product managers. The Apple Macintosh helped to introduce a previous revolution in computer interface design, drawing on the best available technology to establish many of the interface techniques and methods now universal in the computer industry. With this book, Raskin proves again both his farsightedness and his practicality. He also demonstrates how design ideas must be bui

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