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Visual appearance is one of the most effective variables for quickly differentiating one application from another
-- Bob Baxley, 2003
The evolution of HCI technology is a coevolution of HCI tasks and HCI artifacts: A task implicitly sets requirements for the development of artifacts to support; an artifact suggests possibilities and introduces constraints that often radically redefine the task for which the artifact was originally developed. [...] This dynamic relation, the task-artifact cycle, circumscribes the development activities of human-computer interaction
-- John M. Carroll, Wendy A. Kellogg, and Mary Beth Rosson in "The Task-Artifact Cycle" in Designing Interaction (1992)
Hidden features are the moral equivalent of harassment of end users by software developers.
-- Bob Kamper
Marc Hassenzahl explains the fascinating concept of User Experience and Experience Design. Commentaries by Don Norman, Eric Reiss, Mark Blythe, and Whitney Hess
User Experience and Experience Design !
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by Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad
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by Mads Soegaard and Rikke Friis Dam