Finally, some debunking of the "paradox of choice" oversimplification.
Archive: November 25th, 2009
This is just wonderful. "Please design a logo for me. With pie charts. For free."
Cause and effect
In the latest ruckus around search results, a spokesman for Google proudly declaims that the company is sticking to its principles:
Google views the integrity of our search results as an extremely important priority.
Accordingly, we do not remove a page from our search results simply because its content is unpopular or because we receive complaints concerning it.
If you change the word “complaint” to “DMCA takedown notice” then it’s a different story.
So the lesson is: complaining about the offensive nature of a search result will get you nowhere but sending a spurious legal claim will result in immediate action.
Superb product design.
A set of short, easily-digested lessons from the world of interaction design, inspired by "101 Things I Learned In Architecture School."