Taming HAL: Designing Interfaces Beyond 2001 by A. Degani

By A. Degani

This publication is an exploration of interplay among people, desktops and automatic machines and why they regularly pass awry, occasionally with disastrous outcomes. The booklet lays out a transparent origin for comparing interactions among clients and machines, displaying the reader easy methods to describe, learn and fast establish strength layout difficulties. The insights and methodologies supplied let the reader to appreciate the basis human-interaction difficulties in glossy structures, increase the usability of latest consumer interfaces, and, the writer hopes, have a say within the layout of the hugely automatic platforms of the long run.

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8 (a). Light-on transition out of ALL DARK. 8 (b). Non-determinism, again. causes your computer to crash, the printer to stop, and the Internet connection to fail. In the same way that it has been known to wreak havoc in computer operating systems and communication protocols, non-determinism can also create serious problems in user interaction. The key word here is can. Some kinds of non-determinism are intentionally built into the interface. For example, some modern cars have a CHECK ENGINE indication.

Why? 5 is a machine model of the watch. We are viewing the behavior of the watch with respect to the four basic modes (TIME, DATE, ALARM, STOP WATCH). Each bubble describes one configuration of the watch. Look at the top-left bubble: we are in TIME MODE, and the alarm setting is enabled (ALARM-ON). Below this time bubble are the DATE, ALARM, and STOP WATCH configurations. This is the first column of mode configuration. In each mode, when you press the ‘‘light’’ button, a transition labeled light-on takes place and four little diodes shine on the display.

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