The shape of WordPress shapes the web

I’ve been thinking a little about the design of PowerPoint, WordPress, and WordPress.com lately. More specifically, I’ve been thinking about Edward Tufte’s criticism of how the design of the PowerPoint software is to blame for the Challenger disaster. I saw Edward Tufte speak about information design a few years ago and one of the points […]

Why I’m a Designer Part 1.5: Design Emergencies | alternatekev

“Users hate the new placement of the button for the feature we shipped last week. No one can figure out where to find it and they’re throwing bricks through our windows.” Desktop Software Designer: “We can hide under our desks until the next release literally ships to physical stores 12 months from now. People will […]