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16%OFFAlan Cooper - The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity - 9780672326141 - V9780672326141
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The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity

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Description for The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity Paperback. Alan Cooper calls for a Software Revolution - his best-selling book now in trade paperback with new foreword and afterword. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: UBJ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 428.

Imagine, at a terrifyingly aggressive rate, everything you regularly use is being equipped with computer technology. Think about your phone, cameras, cars-everything-being automated and programmed by people who in their rush to accept the many benefits of the silicon chip, have abdicated their responsibility to make these products easy to use. The Inmates Are Running the Asylum argues that the business executives who make the decisions to develop these products are not the ones in control of the technology used to create them. Insightful and entertaining, The Inmates Are Running the Asylum uses the author's experiences in corporate America to ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Sams - Pearson Education
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
Weight
411g
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Indianapolis, United States
ISBN
9780672326141
SKU
V9780672326141
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-4

About Alan Cooper
As a software inventor in the mid-70s, Alan Cooper got it into his head that there must be a better approach to software construction. This new approach would free users from annoying, difficult and inappropriate software behavior by applying a design and engineering process that focuses on the user first and silicon second. Using this process, engineering teams could build ... Read more

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