Tag: Mental Models

Although Taming the Turing Machine is about avoiding confusion in the digital world, broken mental models exist in the physical world too. Here's a favourite example. What do you think the UK road-sign on the left (the rectangular one) means? …

Give way to confusing traffic signs. Read More »

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"Turn around when possible."   …  "Turn around when possible."  …  "Turn around when possible." I love my TomTom. SatNavs in general must be among the most rapidly-adopted consumer electronics innovations. The best are not  bad when it comes to …

Taming TomTom. Read More »

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I'm well aware that writing a book and a blog about good interaction design (including a healthy sermon on aesthetics) is setting oneself up for – what shall we say – friendly critique?  I've worked hard to make this website …

Living in a glass house. Read More »

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