I want to show you, as a little experiment, this piece of art and ask you what this is a picture of. Can you tell… Read More »Utagawa Hiroshige and Jakob Nielsen: Art vs Design
I had no idea that absolutely everything would be this complicated and take this long.
Effective interfaces are visually apparent and forgiving, instilling in their users a sense of control. Users quickly see the breadth of their options, grasp how… Read More »Design Matters (9): Bruce Tognazzini’s First Principles of Interaction Design [Radio Edit]
If on a winter’s night a whippet I want to share a quote with you that I think about a lot. It’s from a book… Read More »McKinley Valentine (and Italo Calvino) on how reading changes the past
How’s this for an MVP? Wikipedia has: Bill Gates was a student at Harvard University and Paul Allen worked for Honeywell in Boston when they saw the Altair computer on the cover of Popular Electronics.… Read More »Microsoft’s first MVP: BASIC for the Altair 8800