Monday, July 11, 2016

On the virtues of simpler and easier.

"Creeping featurism is a disease, fatal if not treated promptly. There are some cures, but, as usual, the best approach is to practice preventative medicine."

— Donald Norman, The Design of Everyday Things 2002 Basic Books edition ISBN 0465067107 Ch. 6, p. 173.

"The best software for data analysis is the software you forget you're using. It's such a natural extension of your thinking process that you can use it without thinking about the mechanics."

Stephen Few on Data Visualization: 8 Core Principle