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Designing and Engineering Time: The Psychology of Time Perception in Software by Steven C. Seow Ph.D.

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Preface

This book was written with several practitioners and professionals in mind. The first group is the software engineers. Not everyone has had the opportunity (or wants) to take classes in human-computer interaction, usability, or user interface design, and not every company can afford to hire usability professionals to assist with optimizing the user friendliness of a website or the discoverability of the new features of an application. If you are a developer or an architect, you are one for a good reason: Your magic and craft is turning ones and zeros into a solution that makes life and work better. However, just as it is good to know what to do if you get a flat tire and not rely on a mechanic, it is good for you to be able to apply simple ...

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