Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Sep 2011 22:20 UTC
Windows This is mandatory listening and watching material for understanding the design methodology and ideas behind the Metro interface in Windows 8 (and thus, Windows Phone 7). All this sounds great in theory, and Jensen Harris, one of the minds behind Metro, is clearly passionate about it - and I love people who are passionate about their work. It's just that to me, the Metro UI doesn't seem to work very well for actual work. I want window management! I'm taking all this into account for an article on Metro in the Developer Preview. Stay tuned.
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Sorry if that was taken as some sort of derogitory or sexist statement, that was certainly not my intent. It would have made less sense if I called it the 'Rachel test'. My only point was that she is a very flexible person but far from a geek. Even with all of here exposure to so many different desktops, she still felt way out of her comfort zone with Metro...that should be a warning for Microsoft. Again, sorry if my title was a bad choice.

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