When creating interfaces you often come to a point where you need to decide what your priorities are. The most obvious choice is to cater to the needs of the user. Unfortunately when doing online business sometimes this is not easy to achieve due to certain restrictions. It then becomes an economic choice.
To simplify the problem let’s say you’re designing an interface for a contact form. There are a lot of people involved in the problem and they all have their own issues they want resolved.
It’s been about a month now since I quit Facebook, and I am happy to report that I haven’t lost a single friend, nor have I missed out on a single important announcement! And I’m not terrifyingly annoyed at everyone I know every time I open my inbox! Hurray!
The most interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from the daily news stories and the Magazine documents some of them in its weekly feature, 10 things we didn’t know last week. To kick off 2008, here are some of the best of last year.
67. The brain can turn down its ability to see in order to listen to complex sounds like music.