Hendrek Hertzberg, in the course of reviewing Bob Woodword’s book Plan of Attack, goes looking for and finds relationship issues between the senior and junior Bush: I asked about his father in this way: ³Here is the one living human being who¹s held this office who had to make a decision to go to war. […]
Someone must have described this already, but for now I’ll modestly coin Lombardi’s Law of Fast Processors: as processor speed increases, software replaces dedicated hardware. In music or video production it means programs like GarageBand and Final Cut Pro and a stock Macintosh replace dedicated rack systems and DSP chips. In usability testing, it means […]
Surfing around lately looking at the blogging software landscape and wondering why Movable Type doesn’t have more competitors, it just seems like everyone is running it. The plug-in library is certainly attractive, but not exclusive. Interesting direct competitors include Textpattern and WordPress. Meyer has switched to the latter.
Tony Byrne writes a great overview of enterprise information architecture in the new eContent magazine. He also dishes out the tough love: ‘Some responsibility for the dearth of EIA activity also lies with IA specialists themselves. There is a bit of a tendency in the IA community to over-invest precious energy in KM-esque intellectual debates […]
Just when you thought you knew how radio buttons should work, Expedia introduces the Link Button: I stared for a few seconds, then guessed upon clicking the link it would give me an explanation of the term. Nope. It selects that option, same as if you clicked the radio button. Did Expedia do usability testing […]