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Software for Use: A Practical Guide to the Models and Methods of Usage-Centered Design by Lucy A. D. Lockwood, Larry L. Constantine

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14 Same Game, Different Fields: Special Applications, Special Issues

Theme and Variation, Again

Everyone believes his or her own problems are special. There is always a certain foundation of truth to this belief, even when the problems are prosaic. On the other hand, common concepts underlie the design of doorknobs and digital imaging systems, kiosks and kitchen timers. The versatile designer is one who knows how to play the game well enough to play it just a little bit differently in different fields.

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