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user advocacy and human-centered design Published 1986 (re-issued 2002). 2013 revised edition. The Design of Everyday Things (DOET) was first published in 1988. The book is about how people interact with technology. The principles of interaction are mostly unchanged -- they still apply today. But the technology is very different. Time to revise.