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Subject: RE: FLASH: FLASH 99% BAD
From: Chris Basken
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 18:44:47 GMT

http://www.useit.com/alertbox/9703a.html

funny, this page took 2 seconds to download through my T1 at work. that
translates into about 30 seconds on a 28.8 modem.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owneratchinwag [dot] com [owneratchinwag [dot] com]On">mailto:owneratchinwag [dot] com]On Behalf Of Jason
> Cartwright
> Sent: Monday, October 30, 2000 12:14 PM
> To: 'flasheratchinwag [dot] com'
> Subject: RE: FLASH: FLASH 99% BAD
>
>
> Checkout this guys essay on how he bit the bullet by putting an
> arrow on his
> pages - what a loser
> http://www.useit.com/about/nographics.html
>
> Jason
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dale Lawrence [thatm-nus [dot] com (mailto:thatm-nus [dot] com)]
> > Sent: 30 October 2000 16:49
> > To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> > Subject: RE: FLASH: FLASH 99% BAD
> >
> >
> >
> > It's guys like Nielsen that said the Television
> > was just a passing fad. All of his opinions are
> > short sighted, and he only really speaks to
> > corporate giants. To him, art, inspiration, and
> > emotion are unnecessary 'baggage'. (read: bandwidth)
> >
> > The biggest argument I've ever seen in my workplace
> > was between the geeks (our affectionate term for
> > programmers) and the design staff. The geeks kept
> > quoting Nielsen as the basis of all their arguments.
> > They had a few good points, but Nielsen is just way
> > beyond. I mean come on. There is more to the web
> > than text only sites with only blue links that turn
> > purple when you click on them...
> >
> > Dale
> >
> > At 11:26 AM 10/30/00 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Pardon my ignorance... But who is Jacob Nielsen? Just a
> > web-reviewer?
> > >It appears he is not very well liked...
> > >
> > >-Brian
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: Shawn Mitchell [smitchellatwebdesigngroup [dot] com (mailto:smitchellatwebdesigngroup [dot] com)]
> > >Sent: Monday, October 30, 2000 10:46 AM
> > >To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> > >Subject: RE: FLASH: FLASH 99% BAD
> > >
> > >
> > >jacob shirts
> > >
> > >http://www.extralucky.com/
> > >
> > >i don't know how many are left, and it took forever to get
> > mine, so once you
> > >order keep reminding them
> > >
> > >S
> > >
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: owneratchinwag [dot] com [owneratchinwag [dot] com]On">mailto:owneratchinwag [dot] com]On Behalf Of David
> > >Wallach
> > >Sent: Monday, October 30, 2000 9:28 AM
> > >To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> > >Subject: Re: FLASH: FLASH 99% BAD
> > >
> > >
> > >Sat at his table for lunch last year... I left without eating.
> > >
> > >A few weeks ago I saw a site that had 'FUCK JACOB NIELSEN'
> > t-shirts for
> > >sale, does anybody know the url? I am ready to invest...
> > >
> > >Cheers
> > >
> > >David
> > >
> > >> Personally, I can't stand this guy views...
> > >>
> > >> but I thought everyone might get a charge from a
> > >> little blood-boiling e-mail to get ya started this
> > >> Monday morning...
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> FLASH 99% BAD
> > >> Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox for October 29 is now online at:
> > >> http://www.useit.com/alertbox/20001029.html
> > >>
> > >> Although multimedia has its role on the Web, current Flash
> > >> technology tends to discourage usability for three reasons:
> > >> it makes bad design more likely, it breaks with the Web's
> > >> fundamental interaction style, and it consumes resources that
> > >> would be better spent enhancing a site's core value.
> > >>
> > >
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> November 27-29, 2000, LONDON, National Film Theatre
>
> Produced by United Digital Artists and lynda.com
> -Sponsored by Macromedia, Adobe Systems and Apple Computer
> -http://www.flashforward2000.com or UK tel. +44 (0870) 751 1526
> Register before November 10 and save 200
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-Sponsored by Macromedia, Adobe Systems and Apple Computer
-http://www.flashforward2000.com or UK tel. +44 (0870) 751 1526
Register before November 10 and save 200
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