You show a video where people race different microwave designs to see which is easiest to use to do a simple task.
Some are seen to be far more complicated than others. Design does make a difference and it is important that interfaces are evaluated to check they are easy to use.
- human-computer interaction
- usability evaluation
- Activity Sheet: The Microwave Racing Video [PDF]
- Video: Microwave racing [LINK, video also below]
- Magazine: cs4fn issue 17: Machines Making Medicine Safer [PDF]