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Living with complexity
Living with Complexity.

To be published in October, 2010 by MIT Press.
The Design of future things

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The Design of everyday things

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The Invisible Computer

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Things That Make us Smart

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Recommended Readings:

The Design of Future Things

Design of future things
Norman, D. A. (2007). The Design of Future Things. New York: Basic Books. (November, 2007.) Design of Future Things at Amazon.com

Translations: Brazil (Rocco), China (Beijing Celtic Culture), Italy (Apogeo); Japan (Shinyo-sha); Korea (Hakjisa); Spain (Paidos), Taiwan (Yuan-Liou: Taiwan);

Table of Contents:

1. Cautious Cars and Cantankerous Kitchens: How machines take control (A PDF document)
2. Servants of our Machines
3. The Psychology of People & Machines
4. The Role of Automation
5. Natural Interaction
6. Six Rules for the Design of Smart Things
7. The Future of Everyday Things
Afterward: The Machine's Point of View (A pdf document)