Living With Complexity

Author: Donald A. Norman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026229687X
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But we too have to do our part: we have to take the time to learn the structure and practice the skills. This is how we mastered reading and writing, driving a car, and playing sports, and this is how we can master our complex tools.

Inventing The Medium

Author: Janet H. Murray
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262302802
Size: 74.87 MB
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With Inventing the Medium, Janet Murray provides a unified vocabulary and a common methodology for the design of digital objects and environments.

The Techno Human Condition

Author: Braden R. Allenby
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262294400
Size: 51.21 MB
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In The Techno-Human Condition, Braden Allenby and Daniel Sarewitz explore what it means to be human in an era of incomprehensible technological complexity and change.

The Discipline Of Organizing Informatics Edition

Author: Robert J. Glushko
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491997257
Size: 77.97 MB
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The Informatics edition contains all the new content related to data science, but omits the discipline-specific content about library science, museums, and document archives.

The Laws Of Simplicity

Author: John Antonelli
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262260956
Size: 12.83 MB
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In The Laws of Simplicity, John Maeda offers ten laws for balancing simplicity and complexity in business, technology, and design -- guidelines for needing less and actually getting more.

The Invisible Computer

Author: Donald A. Norman
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262640411
Size: 61.50 MB
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This text argues that companies must start with an understanding of people in relation to the development of products: user needs first, technology last - the opposite of how things are done now.

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
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Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata

Things That Make Us Smart

Author: Don Norman
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1626815372
Size: 55.78 MB
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In this seminal work, fully revised and updated, Norman gives us the first steps towards demanding a person-centered redesign of the machines we use every day.

The Atlas Of Economic Complexity

Author: Ricardo Hausmann
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525429
Size: 38.10 MB
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Using innovative visualizations, the book locates each country in the product space, provides complexity and growth potential rankings for 128 countries, and offers individual country pages with detailed information about a country's ...

China S Design Revolution

Author: Lorraine Justice
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262017423
Size: 38.52 MB
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China's Design Revolution offers an essential guide to the inextricably entwined stories of design, culture, and politics in China.