Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes In The Age Of The Machine (William Patrick Book)

Author: Donald A. Norman
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by specialist   2020-11-14
re cyborgs

Yes, and... "Continuity of the Mind" sounds complimentary to, an update to, Norman's Things That Make Us Smart and McLuhan's Understanding Media.


We geeks are truly well served by the seminal texts, the classics. I'd heard about cybernetics second hand. But I was already a cyborg, taking the modern world for granted. Reading the source blew my mind. Somehow the impact of progress were clearer to the observers present during the transition(s).

by hellbanner   2017-08-19
"Machines that make us smart" argues that what makes us human is not that we can build machines, or that machines = intelligence but that human + machine = intelligent system.

By Don Normal, ex Apple designer. (Sample chapter)