29 12 2000

two great quotes:

“Welcome to the 21st century, where nothing works right, critical components of everyday life are far too complicated for average people to operate, and the guys responsible for foisting the whole mess upon the world don’t really seem to care.”


“Computers, networks, VCRs, e-mail, even the lowly remote control have evolved from labor-saving devices into cranky, spiteful, hard-to-use, unreliable tools of the devil.”



27 12 2000

good overview of a usablility engineer here::::You’re a What?


27 12 2000

thinking about design here::::Unorthodox Usability Twenty (or so) ways to ensure no one will use your software


27 12 2000

must see::::Vintage Computer Ads

What really gets me is the promise these ads exhibit. What happened between then and what we have today?


23 12 2000

aaahhhhh!!!!!::::La Dolce Vita


22 12 2000

thinking…mulling…tring to breathe life into .: memoria :. this::::Good Business Plan Is a Thing of Beauty helps


22 12 2000

“I don’t know what it is, but people just seem to lose all ability to make critical judgements when presented with a novel but essentially useless feature.

I guess when you’re given a hammer, everything starts to look like a nail… “

great quote from::::cmpnet.byte.applications