category archive: design

who cares if it’s usable? it’s for business.

Khoi Vinh wrote a great post a few days ago about the state of interface design in enterprise software. This line had me rolling: It’s just perfect that Lotus Notes, an application whose awkward integration of multiple feature sets I’ve only ever heard spoken about with violent disgust, promotes itself as freakish software. Yes, yes, […]

random late-night tangential thoughts

I just spent a little time on the terrific site checking out the very interesting selection of of newspaper cover treatments of the Saddam Hussein execution (make sure you see both collections, mostly North American papers and international papers), and couldn’t help wondering about the executioner guys in their black ski masks. What’s the […]