Links for 16-Feb-2006

I thought of writing up some original content but when there’s so much to steal borrow from on the web, why bother? This content is borrowed from John Rhodes.

Confessions of an IT hitman

Now you start to get an idea of what users go thru when you roll out your flashy new system with all the ooh ahs everyone loved in the demos. There’s a good reason “lakjdlaksdjlaskdjlaskdj” is found in so many databases: users have to type SOMETHING to move on.

Eye candy and creativity beat web standards (And you thought people go to the Playboy website to read the blog?)