The Human Factor: Revolutionizing the Way We Live with Technology

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What links the frustrations of daily life, like VCR clocks and voicemail systems, to airplane crashes and a staggering "hidden epidemic" of medical error? Kim Vicente is a professor of human factors engineering at the University of Toronto and a consultant to NASA, Microsoft, Nortel Networks and many other organizations; he might also be described as a "technological anthropologist." He spends his time in emergency rooms, airplane cockpits and nuclear power station control rooms -- as well as in kitchens, garages and ...

The Human Factor: Revolutionizing the Way We Live with Technology 2004, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676974904

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