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The Best Interface Is No Interface: The Simple Path to Brilliant Technology by Golden Krishna

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20. Exceptions: Less is sometimes more

The goal of this book is to be enriching and entertaining to guide you toward a new direction in user interface theory in a way that doesn’t sound as painful, dreadful, and nauseating as user interface theory. Maybe it’s even enjoyable enough to read that you’ll pass this tech book along to someone else and have him enjoy it, too.

To get here, I’ve spent a few thousand hours sketching, thinking, and scribbling. And inevitably, via software like Scrivener, iA Writer, and InDesign, I’ve spent quality time getting chummy with the very thing I’m fulminating about to bring this book to your hands: Form fields. Menus. Dropdowns.

Puke.

But if it weren’t for those interfaces, you wouldn’t have this book. Absolutes ...

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