Bactra Review    The Psychology of Everyday Things
The Gulf of Execution is the gap between knowing what you want to have happen and knowing what to do to bring it about; the Gulf of Evaluation, the gap between knowing your intention and knowing the effects of your actions. When you can't figure out how to tell your VCR to tape something on channel 4 at 8 pm on Thursday, there is the Gulf of Execution; and when it has no way warning you that it will immortalize the contents of channel 5 at 9 pm on Wednesday next week, the Gulf of Evaluation looms between you and happiness.