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GeneralRe: Why women are good for startups Pinmembersvella10-Oct-12 3:50 
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NewsThe complexity of user experience PinstaffTerrence Dorsey8-Oct-12 12:57 
Pretty much everyone agrees that if you have a choice between a simpler software design and a more complex design, all else being equal, that simpler is better. It is also widely thought to be worthwhile to deliberately invest in simplicity — for example, to spend effort refactoring existing code into a cleaner design — because the one-off cost of refactoring today is easily offset by the benefits of easier maintenance tomorrow. Also, much thought by many smart people has gone into finding ways of breaking down complex systems into manageable parts with manageable dependencies.... But there is a subtlety that I have been missing in discussions about software complexity, that I feel somewhat ambivalent about, and that I think is worth discussing. It concerns the points where external humans (people outside of the team maintaining the system) touch the system — as developers using an API exposed by the system, or as end users interacting with a user interface.
One could even argue that the utility of a product is a subset of its user experience.
NewsSmall Basic - The 50 Line Challenge PinstaffTerrence Dorsey8-Oct-12 12:57 
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NewsWebPlatform Docs - unified documentation for the world wide web PinstaffTerrence Dorsey8-Oct-12 12:56 
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NewsRetina revolution PinstaffTerrence Dorsey8-Oct-12 12:55 
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NewsThe mouse faces extinction as computer interaction evolves PinstaffTerrence Dorsey8-Oct-12 12:55 
GeneralRe: The mouse faces extinction as computer interaction evolves PinmemberDan Neely9-Oct-12 3:29 
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NewsHow (And Why) I'm Circumventing Twitter's API Instead of Using It [strong language] PinstaffTerrence Dorsey8-Oct-12 12:54 
NewsIn every dual-core phone, there’s a PC trying to get out. PinstaffTerrence Dorsey8-Oct-12 12:54 

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