Simple vs. complex interfaces (Part 1)

In order to psychologically approach interfaces, one might always need to contextualise them, as cognitive processes are affected by the environment they’re immerse into. Some complex systems require complex interfaces and steep learning curves for users to acquire an adequate state of mind (air controllers, train controllers and operators, jet pilots), and simplifying them might …

What the new iGoogle could have showed me

Lately (and perhaps constantly since they opened their Google Labs), Google has been coming with more and more new ideas integrated with their products. recently they deployed a new interface for iGoogle, their personalised widgetised front page. According to Lifehack, seems that opinions are divided but uniformly: 45% liking it against 55% that don’t agree …