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Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine (William Patrick Book)
Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine (William Patrick Book)
von Norman
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Preis: EUR 15,99

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3.0 von 5 Sternen Good, but Simplistic, 21. Dezember 1998
I have to preface this review by saying that I'm probably a tough audience for this sort of book -- I have a PhD in cognitive psych, and I work as a research scientist with a specialist in interface designs. With that caveat, I have to say that the book was very readable and enjoyable, but I was constantly wondering "Where's the Beef?"
Much of the research he reviewed was rather old, even at the time of publication, and most of the analysis of them elaborated too much, without really being that trenchant. I found myself skipping ahead about halfway through the book when I knew the point of a chapter after a page or two, and didn't find any surprises along the way.
A good "gee-whiz" book for those new to cognitive psych or human factors, but a bit of a let-down for the specialist.


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