Readings for Lunch — [ 14 Aug 2015 ]

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When Google+ dropped an app interstitial the 1-day active users went up 17%. (source)

USER EXPERIENCE

Why are Apple's products so confusing?

Don Norman, famed designer (and former Apple VP) criticise the apparent choice to abandon “ease of use and understanding” in favour of “styling”.

DEVELOPMENT

Writing code for humans

The most common mistake programmers do is assuming they write code for a machine to read. While technically that is true, this mindset leads to the hell that is other people’s code.