Designing Products People Love

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Page 33, 49
page 33, 3rd paragraph; page 49, last paragraph

I used "penultimate" instead of "ultimate" in two locations:

PAGE 33:
The PENULTIMATE example at the time was the 1936 Chrysler Airflow, a car that had millions of dollars sunk into its production and advertis- ing. Yet it was a major failure for the company, because “the public’s taste and acceptance had not been accurately assessed.

PAGE 49:
For the PENULTIMATE cautionary tale about the pitfalls of asking people what they think instead of observing what they do, research Margaret Mead and the controversy surrounding her study in the book Coming of Age in Samoa.

Scott Hurff
Scott Hurff
Jan 08, 2016