Donald A. Norman Quotes

We delude ourselves if we believe that skilled behavior is easy, that Donald A. Norman Picture Quote

Behavior Quotes, Effort Quotes, Practice Quotes, Truth Quotes

We delude ourselves if we believe that skilled behavior is easy, that it can come about without effort. We forget the years of tuning, of learning and practice it takes to be skilled at even the most fundamental of human activities: eating, walking, talking, reading, and writing. It is tempting to want instant gratification - immediate expert performance and experiential pleasure - but the truth is that this primarily occurs only after considerable amounts of accretion and tuning.

Too many companies believe that all they must do is provide a Donald A. Norman Picture Quote

Cool Quotes, Design Quotes, Understanding Quotes

Too many companies believe that all they must do is provide a 'neat' technology or some 'cool' product or, sometimes, just good, solid engineering. Nope. All of those are desirable (and solid engineering is a must), but there is much more to a successful product than that: understanding how the product is to be used, design, engineering, positioning, marketing, branding-all matter. It requires designing the Total User Experience.

Will robot teachers replace human teachers? No, but they can complement them. Donald A. Norman Picture Quote

Access Quotes, Help Quotes, Travel Quotes

Will robot teachers replace human teachers? No, but they can complement them. Moreover, the could be sufficient in situations where there is no alternative––to enable learning while traveling, or while in remote locations, or when one wishes to study a topic for which there is not easy access to teachers. Robot teachers will help make lifelong learning a practicality. They can make it possible to learn no matter where one is in the world, no matter the time of day. Learning should take place when it is needed, when the learner is interested, not according to some arbitrary, fixed schedule