Small Is Beautiful

Interesting article in the New York Times and the screen of the Iphone. I partially agree with the article, however the Iphonemania is kind of getting on my nerves. Especially when 1000 people line up in front of my office.

Here a nice excerpt from the article “Slipstream – On a Small Screen, Just the Salient Stuff::

“By having fewer items to scan for on a small display, users can find what they want more quickly and can be more confident that they have made the right choice,” said Ben Shneiderman, a computer scientist who founded the Human-Computer Interaction Library at the University of Maryland. “If you just put the juicy stuff up there it works better.”

July 13, 2008

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