Re: Ikea method of technical writing (graphical instructions)

Subject: Re: Ikea method of technical writing (graphical instructions)
From: "Caroline Tabach" <caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: peter -at- knowhowpro -dot- com
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 12:03:52 +0300

I think there is something about that in "The Design of Everyday
Things" (which I bought on the advice of this list, and I now gave my
father to read and he is enjoying it very much)

On 8/1/07, Peter Gold <peter -at- knowhowpro -dot- com> wrote:

> I'm hazy on where I read this, but I recall reading about the common
> tendency to blame oneself for one's problems engaging satisfyingly
> with technology. "I must be too dumb to use this," is the common
> example.
> There was some discussion about the psychological roots of this
> self-deprecating behavior, as well as the surrounding clouds of
> societal influences that may provoke or amplify it. All I remember is
> the usual inconclusive conclusions.

Caroline Tabach
Technical Writer
e-mail: caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com

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