INF385P – Software Usability Engineering Week 2 – Norman’s book and mental models I’m gonna go fast because . . . It ain’t rocket science. You’ve already read the book. I’d rather make you scramble to keep up than bore you. I have 80 slides I’m gonna do in 60 minutes (yeah, right!).
Week 2 – Norman’s book and mental models
Efficiency of the user
Metaphors, Use of
Protect Users’ Work
Visible Interfaces“First Principles”
(Example: Glass over fire alarm.)
Example -- Windshield goes in front of rider, in Legos!
Famous quote: “No one ever raised a statue to a critic.” Sibelius
I want us all to remember that it is easier to criticize another design than it is to design something.