Foolproof Flat-pack Warns of Assembly Errors

“While IKEA’s instruction sheets lead to a safely constructed unit, Antifakos thinks that the order in which parts should be assembled often seems arbitrary to the buyer. ‘People find this annoying so they don’t follow them,’ he says. ” —Foolproof Flat-pack Warns of Assembly ErrorsNew Scientist)

Do people hate reading instructions so much that furniture makers need to embed computerized sensors in “ready to assemble” kits?