Re: Anthropologists in Silicon Valley

Steve Dossick (
Thu, 10 Jun 1999 12:43:23 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Jim Whitehead wrote:

> I'm a big fan of having anthropologists involved in product design. All too
> often computer scientists try to create their systems based on a theoretical
> view of how it will be used, without getting empirical backup.
> Anthropologists can tell you how a product is actually used, completing a
> vital feedback loop into the design process.

So, Jim, can you list for us the Anthropologists involved in the WebDAV
spec development? :)