When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Windows 8 A Major Step Backwards on the Desktop

Windows 8 Almost Not Terrible (video) - You have to do more work to get the same results you would have gotten with Windows 7. In fact, when you search for say, printers, Windows 7 would suggest several things and it would categorize them. This forces you to look through each category. It's a major step backwards.

The 4 UX Principles Microsoft Forgot That Doomed Windows 8 - The Usabilla Blog: "Jakob Nielsen wrote an article titled, “Windows 8 – Disappoining Usability for Both Novice and Power Users” which he summarized thusly: “Hidden features, reduced discoverability, cognitive overhead from dual environments, and reduced power from a single-window UI and low information density. Too bad.”"


The Big Picture

Financial Crisis - The Telegraph

JohnTheCrowd.com | The Sailing Website

Craig Newmark - craigconnects