Thoreandan: resend last msg TriggurHorse: so what's your LJ name? Thoreandan: j_b Thoreandan: it's on my site TriggurHorse: HA! You're closing my window! I'M INSULTED. TriggurHorse: :-) Thoreandan: haha, IM has one of the great flaws of UI design right there with the POP IN YOUR FACE thing, I've gotten at least three passwords over the past five years from it Thoreandan: I'm suprised Jakob Nilsen et all haven't gotten their panties in a snit and written bestsellers on it TriggurHorse: yeah, I hate that SUDDENLY GRAB FOCUS thing. TriggurHorse: trillian has an astoundingly terrible interface, too. Thoreandan: I just had a vision of a reality TV show where five useability experts descend on horrid application designers and give them tips ... TriggurHorse: suuuuuuuure, that'd fly :_) Thoreandan: Queer eye for the straight UI? Thoreandan: Episode 1: Justen Frankel run up a flagpole for inventing "skins" TriggurHorse: yay! Thoreandan: Was Winamp the first skin/theme'able software? TriggurHorse: hmmm. maybe not the first. TriggurHorse: first bigtime, yeah. TriggurHorse: post THAT to your lj. Thoreandan: There's t-shirts now that read "I'm blogging this" TriggurHorse: heh
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