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Overengineering Simplicity

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A presentation on rich interfaces and overengineering simplicity. Prepared for IxDA's first Soapbox event (a/k/a Pecha Kucha)

A presentation on rich interfaces and overengineering simplicity. Prepared for IxDA's first Soapbox event (a/k/a Pecha Kucha)

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  • 1. Eduardo F. Ortiz Rich : over-engineering simplicity
  • 2. Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 / Taken with a Nikon Coolpix S4, uploaded on August 19, 2006 by Akerin http://www.flickr.com/photos/artdecodeer/219564739/ Simplicity (sĭm-plĭs'ĭ-tē) /n/ The property, condition, or quality of being simple or uncombined.
  • 3. Good vs Blah a biased & opinionated non-analytical comparison
  • 4. Good Blah Photo sharing
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  • 7. Good Blah Photo sharing: Search: Candy Cane
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  • 10. Good Blah Video sharing
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  • 13. Good Blah Video sharing: Video UI
  • 14.  
  • 15. Blah
  • 16. Good Good Audio Player / User-focused simplicity
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    • Keep it Simple Stupid is usually a reductive act: strip things out, don’t take something on, avoid difficult thoughts. In design, it can result in oversimplification, simplistic decision and a cutting of features rather than a synthesis of them.
    • - Kip Voytek
    Takeaway?
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    • For listening to my rants.
    • This presentation is available on Slideshare at:
    • - http://www.slideshare.net/efortiz/overengineering-simplicity
    • If you have any questions/comments you can email me at:
    • - IxDA@efortiz.com
    Thanks

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