Universal Principles of Interaction Design (was: OLPC: Sugar not so Sweet?)
27 Dec 2007 - 10:30am
7 years ago
On Dec 26, 2007, at 11:21 PM, dave malouf wrote:
> b/c few if any of these laws came out of research on young > people. They are all tests done on adults that have gone through the > same level of socialization. And if my reading is correct all of > these laws are based on research only done in specific western > industrialized settings. > > By no means are these cross-culural/sub-cultural studies and I do > question them. They are also not age-based studies and further they > are contextualized around a specific use-context of computational > areas.
So you feel that everything is contextual, that there are no universal
principles of good design that are always true?
(I wish I had my copy of the great Universal Principles of Design book
at hand for this conversation. Would be great to pull some examples