Scene: Small tech startup. Dude across from me leans over and wants to show me an article on his laptop screen. I lean over and start reading, but am then overcome with anxiety noticing he has about a hundred tabs open in his browser.

WHOA DUDE. How do you manage those tabs? The conversation following was one that opened my eyes dramatically to how each of us adapts to terrible user interface design. He told me that he not only has open tabs on this window, but several others. Also, different ones open on his mobile device, his other computer…

Lynn Baxter

UX Designer, science enthusiast, relentless cynic, eternal optimist.

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