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GeneralSocial Engineering: A Two-Way Street Pin
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I use a fair amount of social engineering in my user interfaces. Pretty much it's a way to have the users behave in an expected way when presented with previously experienced situations. Actually, after some experience, we all do.

It has just occurred to me that we, too, have been socially engineered as well by the users. They have taught us what we must do to get their (even if subconscious) cooperation. Rephrased, it is a feed-back loop where we are (to avoid problems) responding to their (historical) cues to create our cues for them.

Not necessarily profound - and perhaps even humbling.

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