Re: Cutting boards color-code
From: Stuart Staniford-Chen (
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 10:21:31 -0700 (MST)

Stuart Staniford-Chen wrote:
> > Part of ergonomics is making use of the reasons people do things.
> > Successful design does not expect people to be rational at all times and
> > takes account of motivation.  Some people will switch to a clean board to
> > honor someone else's ritual purity rules, even if they themselves don't
> > believe in them, but will pooh-pooh the risk of food poisoning -- it can't
> > be that big a risk, after all, _I've_ never died of it ;).
> Mmm.  I'm one of those people who have a vague feeling that this issue
> is getting blown out of proportion (though I remain open minded to new

Oops.  That last message of mine was responding to Kay Argyle 
<argyle [at]>, but lost the attribution.  Sorry Kay.


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