Archive for the ‘Bad Design’ Category
When I lived in the US, I had a Bank of America checking account. I used their online banking services all the time, and, simply put, it was awesome. Not only did it do a whole lot (bill pay, transfer funds, updates, etc.) but it was so easy to use.
Now I do my banking with [...]
For the first time in as long as I can remember, I got angry at my computer. Not just perturbed, but teeth-clenching, fist pounding, expletive-blurting, co-worker-disturbing angry.
Surprisingly, my anger wasn’t directed at the network for being slow or at Parallels for taking entirely too long to boot up or shut down. It wasn’t because I [...]
I came across a great illustration of what happens when something is designed without considering the context in which it will be used.
In the Macy’s department store in New York City, stationed throughout the store are these little stations where you can either scan a gift card to see the remaning balance, or scan the [...]