Jeffrey Mann

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Entries Tagged as 'user interface'


Why a Good User Interface Might Make Rental Cars Kill Us

by Jeffrey Mann  |  February 14, 2011  |  1 Comment

Good systems have good user interfaces. They anticipate what we want to do, learn our preferences and foibles; protect us from mistakes. As devices get better at anticipating what we do, they gradually become a part of our personalities, as we get more and more accustomed to how they learn about us and come to […]

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A Month of Blackberry Use for a Late Adopter

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 11, 2008  |  8 Comments

As much as I like gadgets, I am not really an early adopter. After years of using fairly dumb mobile phones, I started using a Blackberry (BB) 8820 several weeks ago. I could have gotten a smartphone earlier, but I held off because I wasn’t sure I wanted to be that connected. I spend way […]

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