For our next meeting we will be discussing 'User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design are Changing the Way We Live, Work & Play by Cliff Kuang & Robert Fabricant|
About the book:
In User Friendly, Cliff Kuang & Robert Fabricant reveal the untold story of a paradigm that quietly rules our modern lives: the assumption that machines should anticipate what we need. Spanning over a century of sweeping changes, from womens rights to the Great Depression to World War II to the rise of the digital era, this book unpacks the ways in which the world has beenand continues to beremade according to the principles of the once-obscure discipline of user experience design.
In this essential text, Kuang & Fabricant map the hidden rules of the designed world & shed light on how those rules have caused our world to changean underappreciated but essential history thats pieced together for the first time. Combining the expertise & insight of a leading journalist & a pioneering designer, User Friendly provides a definitive, thoughtful, & practical perspective on a topic that has rapidly gone from arcane to urgent to inescapable. In User Friendly, Kuang & Fabricant tell the whole story for the first timeand youll never interact with technology the same way again.
Learn more about the book & pick up a copy at: https://www.amazon.com/User-Friendly-Hidden-Design-Changing-ebook/dp/B01HR5DVAQ
Our friends at Flatiron School have offered to host the meeting.
About Flatiron School:
Education should be the best investment you make in your futureand at Flatiron School, were committed to helping you learn the skills you need to change yours for the better. Online & on our 12 WeWork campuses across the country & in London, we provide the skills, community, & immersive, outcomes-driven curriculum you need to launch a career in Software Engineering, Data Science, or UX/UI Design.
Hope to see you there!
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