Living With Complexity

Author: Donald A. Norman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026229687X
Size: 55.28 MB
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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: 26.93 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 Discipline Of Organizing Professional Edition

Author: Robert J. Glushko
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491911719
Size: 33.53 MB
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FOR INSTRUCTORS: Supplemental materials (lecture notes, assignments, exams, etc.) are available at http://disciplineoforganizing.org. FOR STUDENTS: Make sure this is the edition you want to buy.

The Techno Human Condition

Author: Braden R. Allenby
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262294400
Size: 56.70 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.

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 36.28 MB
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Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata

The Laws Of Simplicity

Author: John Antonelli
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262260956
Size: 48.55 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: 11.67 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.

Networks Of The Brain

Author: Olaf Sporns
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262288927
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Highlighting the many emerging points of contact between neuroscience and network science, the book serves to introduce network theory to neuroscientists and neuroscience to those working on theoretical network models.

Democratizing Innovation

Author: Eric von Hippel
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262002744
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The process of user-centered innovation: how it can benefit both users and manufacturers and how its emergence will bring changes in business models and public policy.