ALERT

[FREE DEMO] Deploy Your Enterprise Cloud in Minutes

Failure Between Keyboard And Seat (FBKS)

Definition - What does Failure Between Keyboard And Seat (FBKS) mean?

Failure Between Keyboard and Seat (FBKS) is a slang term used to define human errors that occur when using a computing device.

FBKS is also known as Problem Exists Between Keyboard and Chair (PEBKAC), Problem Exists Between Chair and Keyboard (PEBCAK), Problem is in Chair not in Computer (PICNIC) and Problem Between Chair and Keyboard (PIBCAK).

Techopedia explains Failure Between Keyboard And Seat (FBKS)

FBKS is a human computer interaction (HCI) phenomenon that is used to drill out potential problems that occur when a human interacts with a computer system. FBKS is meant to define a human’s inability to use a simple to complex computer or related equipment.

FBKS occurs when a user is unable to comprehend and tackle a computer - even simple tasks. It is typically recorded when a user does not pay close attention to a computer or a computer's overall structure, design or interface is beyond human common sense. FBKS-based errors are used to evaluate, design and build computing systems and applications that are user friendly, adaptable or easy to navigate.

FBKS is sometimes criticized as the fault of a device built by a manufacturer that does not adhere to basic HCI laws.

This definition was written in the context of Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
Tweat cdn.techopedia.com
"Techopedia" on Twitter


'@Techopedia'
Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Resources
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.