Tuesday, May 21st, 2024

User Interfaces


User interfaces in machines have always interested me. I regularly moan about the UI of the ticket machine at Cambridge station, another focus for frustration is the photocopier. Take something so simple, and put a crap UI on it. You can hear the error ‘beep’ so often when people use it that you’d think a space invaders game was running !

However, yesterday I was scanning a multi-page document and this was presented me:

If you look a little closer you’ll see the problem:

Press ‘start’ to finish, I really can’t understand why anybody designing a device would find that acceptable !

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