The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded

Norman, D. A. (2013). Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded

New York: Basic Books. London: MIT Press (UK edition)

What has changed from the earlier book? A lot. The preface explains why the book was revised and then, chapter by chapter, what has changed. Summary: The world has changed a lot in the 25 years since the book was written. I have learned a lot. So the science is unchanged (except for the addition of “signifiers,” but the examples are completely new, as is the understanding of how these ideas get implemented. The last two chapters are completely new. For details read the preface.

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