Designing for People Who Have Better Things To Do With Their Lives, Part Three

Designing for People Who Have Better Things To Do With Their Lives, Part Three

“whenever you “lower the bar” by even a small amount, making your program, say, 10% easier to use, you dramatically increase the number of people who can use it, say, by 50%.” – Joel Spolsky

I’ve seen this happen time and time again. It flat out explains the entire touch-centric UI shift that we’ve just undergone.

“One good way to evaluate the usability of a program or dialog you’ve never seen before is to act a little stupid.” – Joel Spolsky

People HATE me when I do this. Haters gonna hate.

“If the UI can’t withstand your acting generally immature and stupid, it could use some work.” – Joel Spolsky

Love it.

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