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The Inmates are Running the Asylum – Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper is called ‘The Father of Visual Basic’ for his invention of the visual programming interface that became the popular Microsoft product. He is the author of About Face: The Essentials of User Interface Design, published by IDG Books. Cooper’s other credits include Computer Associates’ SuperProject, and MicroPhone II for Windows. Cooper is a […]

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Machine-Centered vs. Worker-Centered Design –

Feature Presentation: Two videos demonstrate the strong contrasts between the Ameriican machine/data/efficiency centered approach to work design and the worker-centered, cooperative design methods used in Scandanavia. A bibliography will be provided.

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Intellectual Property – Erik Anderson

Date: May 6, 1997 Speaker: Erik Anderson — Hewlett-Packard Intellectual Property can be thought of as a person or company’s intangible property rights. Erik Anderson, Intellectual Property attorney, will present the basic concepts of this evolving field for hardware/software developers, designers, and usability professionals. He will talk about the state of the laws today and how they apply […]

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