Invisible women

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An essay in the Volkskrant pointed me to this astonishing book: Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez. Its subtitle is 'Exposing data bias in a world designed for men' and that is exactly what it is doing. The book painfully (for me as a male) describes how products and standards are still... read more

Human Factors at The Oscars

Human Factors at The Oscars

My fellow human factors specialist Steven Shorrock wrote an excellent blog about the incident at The Oscars where the wrong movie was initially awarded. Herein he describes what happened, and above all how it could  happen. Basically the problem was in the design of the envelopes: the design of... read more