Linked by David Adams on Wed 24th May 2006 04:08 UTC
Editorial It's conventional wisdom that computers need to be "easier to use." But do they? More reliable, yes. Easier to troubleshoot, yes. But now that so many people use computers so much, I think there's something to be said for making them less easy-to-use and less intuitive.
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The Anti Mac UI
by stew on Wed 24th May 2006 16:47 UTC
stew
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2005-07-06

http://www.acm.org/pubs/cacm/AUG96/antimac.htm

Written in 1996 - I recommend the paragraph "Expert Users".

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RE: The Anti Mac UI
by alcibiades on Wed 24th May 2006 18:18 in reply to "The Anti Mac UI"
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2005-10-12

Nice link, great article. Very thought provoking, and very early to see it all.

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