The invisible computer: Why good products can fail, the personal computer is so complex, and information appliances are the solution

@article{Helander1999TheIC,
  title={The invisible computer: Why good products can fail, the personal computer is so complex, and information appliances are the solution},
  author={Martin G. Helander},
  journal={Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing \& Service Industries},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={231-232}
}
  • M. Helander
  • Published 21 January 1999
  • Computer Science
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries
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