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Edward Tufte on the iPhone interface

tufteOnTheiPhone.pngEdward Tufte is some kind of interface/information ordering hero. His books on Information Design are simply stunning. He has a commentated interface walkthrough of the iPhone on his site. It fairly balanced but you do sense a kind of excitement - even so he compares some of the apps with bad powerpoint slides.
His most important quote of the video:

To clarify add detail

So I am not so sure if his alternative weather widget is really that much better in day to day use (he makes a point that adding information is a design challange but the weather widget in my eyes fails that challange)



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