[CrackMonkey] Jakob Nielsen says coolness sux
dmarti at zgp.org
Sun Aug 5 21:41:46 PDT 2001
> In past years, the greatest usability barrier was the preponderance
> of cool design. Most projects were ruled by usability opponents
> who preferred complexity over simplicity. As a result, billions of
> dollars were wasted on flashy designs that were difficult to use.
> One of the main advantages of the "dot-bomb" downturn is that cool
> design has suffered a severe set back.
Hear that? That was the sound of ten thousand unemployed but cool
Macromedia Flash designers starting ten thousand more "kill Jakob
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