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Anecdote on software usability. FTA: “… and suddenly...

2012 Feb 24, 5:24

Anecdote on software usability. FTA: “… and suddenly realized that it was a perfectly ordinary whiteboard felt-tip pen. The headwaiter just draw an ”X” over their booking, directly on the computer screen!”

(via “What’s the waiter doing with the computer screen?” (

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