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Chapter Two. Cognetics and the Locus of ... > Ergonomics and Cognetics: What We Ca...

2-1. Ergonomics and Cognetics: What We Can and Cannot Do

Know thyself.

Inscription at the Delphic Oracle, from Plutarch, Morals

Use a machine or a tool in accord with its strengths and limitations, and it will do a good job for you. Design a human-machine interface in accord with the abilities and foibles of humankind, and you will help the user to not only get the job done but also be a happier, more productive person.


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