The Era of Usability

For most of the personal computer generation, success of computers and their operating systems have been ruled by people’s ability to do what they needed to do on or with the computer.  We’re starting to enter an era where the success of a computer and/or it’s operating system is going to hinge on it’s ability to reduce usage friction compared to another. We’re entering an era where software has effectively become a commodity—where the majority of people don’t differentiate between the major operating systems or the most frequently used software. To a certain degree computers and computer technology is becoming … Continue reading The Era of Usability