Posted by on January, 19 2017 in Human Factors

Despite careful planning, a bizarre set of coincidences and misunderstandings led BBC researchers and presenters on the BBC Breakfast TV show to believe that the political scientist they were interviewing was actually a mountaineer. Simple mistakes like these can lead to major, even fatal, errors in complicated systems. Human factors can help design systems and products that take into account human capabilities and limitations. Read the article here: