Saturday, March 04, 2006

In pursuit of simplicity

In pursuit of simplicity:
There's an interesting anecdote about Google's absolute focus on minimalism in Seth Godin's book Purple Cow:

(Via Coding Horror.)

Now thats an amazing story. Ever since I've signed up for a google account, the google page that shows up sometimes when I forget to sign out is the personalized page. And the personalized page isn't that useful either. Maybe I should get rid of it.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...