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Dreadful user experience can be expensive.

blog post image "Citibank just got a $500 million lesson in the importance of UI design: Citibank was trying to make $7.8M in interest payments. It sent $900M instead." The screenshot is from court records where the judge ruled against Citibank who had wanted to get their money back. The lesson is to always include...

Been using this ‘pencil project’ software for flowcharting. Works really well for quickly sketching systems diagrams

blog post image Been using this ‘pencil project’ software for flowcharting. Works really well for quickly sketching systems diagrams and workflows that you can export to various formats. It is available on Windows (also as a stand-alone App on PortableApps.com, Linux, and Mac) The ‘sketchy’ style wireframing...

Day 1406 - #thecrapartist - Il Bollo Apartments, Vicolo del Bollo, Rome. A bit of water colour sketching whilst sat on a

blog post image Day 1406 - #thecrapartist - Il Bollo Apartments, Vicolo del Bollo, Rome. A bit of water colour sketching whilst sat on a stool on the junction of small back streets somewhere in Rome. The last minute wash of brown colour was a bit rash ... since it doesn't represent anything in the actual view and just...

Day 1404 - #thecrapartist - pen sketch of the skyline in Rome as seen from the terrace of Hotel Relais Monti, via Urbana,

blog post image Day 1404 - #thecrapartist - pen sketch of the skyline in Rome as seen from the terrace of Hotel Relais Monti, via Urbana, Rome. There were of course 5 windows per floor not 4 and some shutters were open ... but ... such is the power of the artist to simplify (even if partly by accident). The top floor...

NHSbuntu - a modern, secure, open source, operating system being considered by Jeremy Hunt for the NHS. It seems to have

blog post image NHSbuntu - a modern, secure, open source, operating system being considered by Jeremy Hunt for the NHS. It seems to have taken the recent ransomware attack on the ageing Windows XP infrastructure of the NHS to alert those in charge to an innovation that has already been developed from within it. NHSbuntu...

Windows 10 now shows ads on the lock screen — here’s how to kill them | ExtremeTech: Microsoft has begun using the Windows

blog post image Windows 10 now shows ads on the lock screen — here’s how to kill them | ExtremeTech: Microsoft has begun using the Windows 10 lock screen to advertise content -- but while the game it chose is excellent, some people won't like the precedent this sets.

Windows 3.1 Glitch Causes Problems At French Airport -- Wait, 3.1? - Slashdot

blog post image Windows 3.1 Glitch Causes Problems At French Airport -- Wait, 3.1? - Slashdot

Microsoft Now Uses Windows 10's Start Menu To Display Ads - Slashdot

blog post image Microsoft Now Uses Windows 10's Start Menu To Display Ads - Slashdot

Microsoft thinks you’ll love Windows 10 so much, it downloads it for you — without asking | ExtremeTech: Microsoft is

blog post image Microsoft thinks you’ll love Windows 10 so much, it downloads it for you — without asking | ExtremeTech: Microsoft is so confident you'll upgrade to Windows 10, it's downloading it for you -- and possibly installing it, too.

Day 246 - #thecrapartist - Sketches in Venice Some sketches this morning in the drizzle. Stood on one of those classic

blog post image Day 246 - #thecrapartist - Sketches in Venice Some sketches this morning in the drizzle. Stood on one of those classic Venetian bridges over a canal trying to ignore the complexities of passing Gondolas and tourists with suitcases. The buildings are all at different angles and festooned with windows...