Bucking Traditions and Trends
"Harman products are going to give expression or be expressions of the command that we have developed in the digital technology," he continued. "They will be substantially software-controlled, they will be easy to use — instead of the technol-ogy intimidating the user. The technology will be the servant to the user; they will be transparent.
The functions of today, which drive so many people crazy, will be easy, intuitive, natural. They will look different."
In Mind Your Own Business, Harman cites the mythological story of Procrustes, who lured travelers to stop at his house only to stretch their legs or lop off their heads to make them fit the length of his bed.