When writing programs, just a little bit of extra thought can produce
exponential UX gains.
Say we want to take input of two values, separated by a space. We make an input
field, and tell the user to .... input two values separated by space. But users
don't read. They try…
"The new microsoft" is not new. Some have said for some while now that
microsoft, under Satya Nadella, is a new company – one that has recognized the
value of open source, and has embraced the community. To be sure, MS has
embraced the community because they recognized the value, but…
There was an interesting confluence of news this week. Three separate stories
taken together paint a broader picture that we may be nearing the inflection
point where AI begins displacing more people than the new opportunities it
creates. That or we just become disposable meat sacks grinding out metrics to…
This is right up there with the worst support answers I've ever seen.
So they're basically saying: our products may be faulty, but we're not going to
tell you. Please just pay us for support, and trust that it's totally worth it.
1990 called; they want their antitrust action back. There is plenty to be
concerned about regarding big tech today, including google specifically, but the
the DOJ's action against google is deeply flawed. To understand why, let's start
by reviewing the intro of their complaint.
Two decades ago, Google became the…