Category Archives: Book Reviews

Living With Complexity

The premise of Donald Norman’s Living With Complexity is that although we constantly hear pleas for simplicity, people don’t actually want simplicity. They want complex products and systems… Just not complicated ones. As Norman explains, simplicity is in the mind.

Living With Complexity

The premise of Donald Norman’s Living With Complexity is that although we constantly hear pleas for simplicity, people don’t actually want simplicity. They want complex products and systems… Just not complicated ones. As Norman explains, simplicity is in the mind.

Quiet

Closeted introverts rejoice! Susan Cain’s book Quiet draws attention to the extroversion ideal we find in today’s workplaces. When approximately a third to half of people around the world are introverts, including notables such as Steve Jobs and Rosa Parks, why are

Quiet

Closeted introverts rejoice! Susan Cain’s book Quiet draws attention to the extroversion ideal we find in today’s workplaces. When approximately a third to half of people around the world are introverts, including notables such as Steve Jobs and Rosa Parks, why are

The Design of Everyday Things

After being recommended this book years ago and only ever having read small parts of it, I finally got around to reading it cover to cover. Donald Norman takes basic psychological principles such as feedback and visbility and illustrates why

The Design of Everyday Things

After being recommended this book years ago and only ever having read small parts of it, I finally got around to reading it cover to cover. Donald Norman takes basic psychological principles such as feedback and visbility and illustrates why