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Don Norman

1935 - Today

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Donald Arthur Norman (born December 25, 1935) is an American researcher, professor, and author. Norman is the director of The Design Lab at University of California, San Diego. He is best known for his books on design, especially The Design of Everyday Things. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Norman has received more than 545,514 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Don Norman is the 42nd most popular computer scientist (down from 35th in 2019), the 2,928th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,712th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Don Norman ranks 42 out of 201Before him are Maurice Wilkes, Brian Kernighan, Nolan Bushnell, Allen Newell, Jack Dorsey, and Frances E. Allen. After him are Leslie Lamport, Fred Brooks, Warren Weaver, Pierre Bézier, Charles Bachman, and Joseph Weizenbaum.

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Among people born in 1935, Don Norman ranks 139Before him are Thomas Keneally, Agne Simonsson, Walter De Maria, Lyudmila Chernykh, Inger Christensen, and France-Albert René. After him are Armando Manzanero, Tarcísio Meira, Peter Schreier, Orlando Peçanha, Samak Sundaravej, and Giovanni Lajolo.

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Among people born in United States, Don Norman ranks 2,928 out of 18,182Before him are Judith Resnik (1949), Carol W. Greider (1961), Audre Lorde (1934), Stephen Smale (1930), Terence McKenna (1946), and J. P. Guilford (1897). After him are Kurtwood Smith (1943), Jonathan Franzen (1959), Joel Asaph Allen (1838), Jerry Brudos (1939), Linda Nochlin (1931), and Bill Hewlett (1913).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Don Norman ranks 27Before him are Barbara Liskov (1939), J. C. R. Licklider (1915), Nolan Bushnell (1943), Allen Newell (1927), Jack Dorsey (1976), and Frances E. Allen (1932). After him are Leslie Lamport (1941), Fred Brooks (1931), Warren Weaver (1894), Charles Bachman (1924), Jay Wright Forrester (1918), and Alan Perlis (1922).