Our minds on media.

Musings on the effects of media on cognition.

Jef Raskin, father of the Mac, Dies at 61

There is no other individual whose insights on software design had a greater affect on my life (through my use of computers — macs) and on my philosophy (through my own interface design and programming). Jef Raskin’s simple principles in Humane Interface are something that absolutely any programmer should be familiar with. Personally, my favorite Apple folkore story about him was this one

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