Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Arguments, part of Foundations of UX: Logic and Content.
…Statements and universality really come into…play when you start creating arguments.…An argument is not what we associate with the…word in everyday life, a back-and-forth exchange of opinions.…But instead, an argument is a presentation of a…series of premises or statements that together form a conclusion.…In its simplest form, the logical argument takes this shape.…All cupcakes are baked goods. This dessert is a cupcake.…Therefore, this dessert is a baked good.…
Through logic, we can use two or more statements to create a new statement.…Whether the new statement is true or false,…depends on whether the premise statements are true.…And whether the structure of our argument is logically valid.…This is a classic argument known as a syllogism.…It has a mathematical structure that looks like this.…All A are B.…C is an A.…Therefore, C is a B.…Knowing this, we can start judging the validity of arguments.…
All cupcakes are baked goods. This dessert is a cupcake.…Therefore, this dessert is a baked good. This is a true statement or logical…
The core idea of logic is to create a system in which communication is clear, precise, and unambiguous, which is (or at least should be) the goal of any website or other communication.
- How humans communicate
- Comparing human and computer communication
- Speaking logically
- Using logical arguments
- Understanding the limits of computer logic
- Formatting information for humans
- Communicating with logic
Skill Level Beginner
1. Communication and Logic
2. Principles of Communication and Logic
3. Computer Logic
4. Human Logic and Information
5. Making Logical User Experiences
6. Using Logic for Improved UX
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