Bad Human Factors Designs
by Michael J. Darnell
Publisher: Baddesigns.Com 2010
A scrapbook of illustrated examples of things that are hard to use because they do not follow human factors principles. The purpose of the book is to provide a variety of examples of bad designs - everyday things that cause people to become confused, to make mistakes or to have other difficulties with their use.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
An optical illusion is characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality. The information gathered by the eye is processed in the brain to give a perception that does not tally with a physical measurement of the source.
by A. L. A. Himmelwright - Outing Publishing Company
The object of this volume is to supply practical information on pistol and revolver shooting. The author has attempted to treat the subject in a clear and concise manner, to give sound advice and elementary instruction to beginners.
by Frederick A. Talbot - J. B. Lippincott Co.
This volume is not a history of lightships and lighthouses; neither is it a technical treatise. Rather my object has been to relate how the difficulties have been overcome by the builders in their efforts to mark some terrible danger-spots ...
by Anonymous - atheismfacts.org
This book contains commentary on many topics that religious people preach from misunderstanding. This cognitive gap must be filled for it is inherently harmful to believe falsehoods, worse still to pass ignorance on to the next generation.