white house communication enhancements

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Could there be a better, more public, more embarrassing example of poor interface design? The real question is whether it was born of ignorance or malice...

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Is it even a question?

"In order to serve you better . . ."

"Please listen carefully, as our menu options have recently changed . . ."

This is the new consumerism: using process and interface to flip the bird at the consumer, under the guise of service and efficiency.

I think the developers of whitehouse.gov could use a class in UI design and implementation. The aesthetics of that site suck.

It's pathetic at best.

Malice or Ignorance? Neither-- It's Disintrest. The opinions that matter to bush are those of his inner circle of advisors, cabinet members, and staff. The rest is just wasted words/bits, or worse: a liability...

If you accept that much, then this system is incredibly well designed.




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