Consistency in Affordances (HCI)

When you are brainwashed into learning the behaviour of how an item works, you expect that the people brain washing you will at least be consistent with their own methods… The video here however, shows how easy it is for human computer interaction to fail, when there is no consistency between actions. The affordances (see the book “The Design of Everyday Things” by Don Norman) of the the chart title, is not evident to the user (AKA the frustrated me).

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