on September 14, 2013
on July 31, 2013
on July 25, 2013
Complexity has nothing to do with intelligence, simplicity does.
Beauty is more important in computing than anywhere else in technology because software is so complicated. Beauty is the ultimate defence against complexity.
The unavoidable price of reliability is simplicity.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability.
Complexity kills. It sucks the life out of developers, it makes products difficult to plan, build and test, it introduces security challenges and it causes end-user and administrator frustration.
Simplicity carried to the extreme becomes elegance.
The best things are simple, but finding these simple things is not simple.
Simplicity is hard to build, easy to use, and hard to charge for. Complexity is easy to build, hard to use, and easy to charge for.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.
Simplicity — the art of maximizing the amount of work not done — is essential.
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