Renowned author Dan Brown smiled, the ends of his mouth curving upwards in a physical expression of pleasure.
You tap a button and the form just ...appears? You swipe to delete an item and it just vanishes? That’s super weird and un-natural. Nearly nothing in the real world does anything as jarringly as just swapping states. It would feel like a glitch
Or sometimes the person implementing it thinks it should have a switch, and nobody stops to ask if it’s a good idea.
What didn’t they consider? Well having seen it all play out, I’d say: Real people – real life. I think what Google completely missed, developing Glass in their private, billion dollar bouncy-house laboratory, were some basic realities that would ultimately limit adoption of Glass’ persistent access to technology: factors related to humanity and culture, real-world relationships, social settings and pressures, and unspoken etiquette.
They have a rule in the hiring process: if someone claims to be a Photoshop "expert," they terminate the interview. Photoshop is too big for experts.
Take time to download updated binary files the next time the application is updated in the App Store, that’ll provide you “new functionality”, even though there is no fucking functionality you actually want other than reading the fucking news.
Markup is an art, and the soul of that art (as with all design) consists of creating the best possible experience for the user.
Schreckgeweitete Journo-Augen betrachten vom Beifahrersitz aus, wie der Werks-Offroad-Könner die zwei bis drei Tonnen schwere Gravitationslinse über Dünen wuchtet, als wäre sie ein leerer Karton.
“You just have to hang it on the wall, that’s all!” Emily tried to explain, but this was totally outside my range of experience. “But how do I interact with it?” I asked, “You don’t interact, you just look at it!”
Ausrufe wie "Meiki, komm mal zu mich hin!", stammen eindeutig aus einer Parallelgesellschaft, in der ich nicht Mitglied bin.
WE WATCH MOVIES TO EXPERIENCE DRAMA, LAUGHTER, DIZZYING HIGHS, SADNESS, TEARS AND SYMPATHY. AND IN ORDER TO EXPERIENCE THESE THINGS WE MUST HAVE SITUATIONS IN WHICH THE MOST LOGICAL SOLUTION ISN'T PRESENT. IN FACT, WE HAVE TO WATCH PEOPLE FUCK UP.