Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 21st Nov 2006 18:05 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces In this article Joel talks about the number of choices in applications. "This highlights a style of software design shared by Microsoft and the open source movement, in both cases driven by a desire for consensus and for "Making Everybody Happy," but it's based on the misconceived notion that lots of choices make people happy, which we really need to rethink."
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Donald A. Norman
by Vanders on Tue 21st Nov 2006 20:43 UTC
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The Design Of Everyday Things covered this and a whole lot more over twenty years ago now. More developers should read it.

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