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Design with humans in mind: Interview in APS Observer

Posted by Jnd.org |02 Jun 15 |

Mariko Hewer of the Association for Psychological Science interviewed me and wrote a nice discussion of the role that psychology should be playing in design. Too much of psychological research is abstract and over-specialized, that when …

CNN video: Why emotion is an important part of design

Posted by Jnd.org |20 May 15 |

CNN filmed me talking about Emotional Design. Then they pieced together a 3 1/3 minute video of me wandering about, tugging at my beard, and uttering sound bites.http://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/05/18/don-norman.cnn…

CNN video: Why emotion is an important part of design

Posted by Jnd.org |20 May 15 |

CNN filmed me talking about Emotional Design. Then they pieced together a 3 1/3 minute video of me wandering about, tugging at my beard, and uttering sound bites.http://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/05/18/don-norman.cnn…

Inside My Design Mind (Autodesk interview)

Posted by Jnd.org |08 Apr 15 |

Heather Miller of AutoDesk interviewed me for AutoDesk’s Line/Shape/Space magazine.She entitled the article “Inside My Design Mind: Don Norman, Human-Centered Design Leader,” but I caution the reader that it got published on April 1, 201…

Positive computing: technology for wellbeing and human potential (Calvo & Peters)

Posted by Jnd.org |04 Jan 15 |

The design of human-computer systems used to focus upon the negative, the breakdowns that confused and confounded people. Now it is time to move to the next level, to focus upon the positive, systems that are enjoyable and pleasurable.

Why Procrastination Is Good

Posted by Jnd.org |25 Dec 14 |

Next time someone accuses you of procrastination, say “no, I am not procrastinating, I am ‘Late Binding.’ ” That should shut them up.

Let me argue for late binding – delay, or if you like, procrastination – as a preferred way of life. …