Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Causation, part of Foundations of UX: Logic and Content.
…We live in a physical world that's governed by the laws of physics.…This has made us experts at observing and understanding causation.…When I roll a ball across a pool table and hit another…ball, the second ball receives the energy from the first and continues rolling.…Cause and effect.…This understanding of causation gives us an impressive ability to predict future…events, at least within a short time frame.…If I drop an egg on the floor, it'll break.…
If I move the tip of a pencil across a piece of paper.…It'll draw a line.…Our understanding of causality and the ability to predict the…outcome of actions and events is based on logic and observation.…You see a sequence of events, one leading to another.…And based on this, you create a hypothesis that causality is at play.…If you observe the same sequence of events again that hypothesis is strengthened.…
If you are able to reproduce the sequence yourself, that hypothesis…becomes a theory from which you'll feel secure in making future predictions.…This process is so well established that we…
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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