Monthly Archives: March 2010

It is important to confine user interactions to appropriate complexity

“It is not enough to create and understand powerful systems; you must understand how other people understand your system and confine their interaction—or educate them—to appropriate complexity.” – Tyler Hilker

Thanks to Tyler for tweeting his original quote! (part 1, part 2)

The ultimate goal of the Web is to support and improve our weblike existence in the world

“The web is more a social creation than a technical one. I designed it for a social effect – to help people work together – and not as a technical toy. The ultimate goal of the Web is to support and improve our weblike existence in the world.” – Weaving The Web by Tim Berners-Lee

Read more in Tim’s book Weaving The Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web.

Thanks to interaction-design.org for pointing to this quote!