This is not to say that words don’t have uses. It is simply to say that we now have this hugely rich visual web that is exactly one tab placement away in Google’s interface from completely changing the default way we explore the world from our Internet perches. What would happen to the world if the default was set to “images”?
… people to succeed or fail? How can I improve my software and empower more people to be successful? Can I articulate any guiding principles, or do I just have intuition that I apply on a case-by-case basis? (Thinking about something and externalizing — articulating — that thought are two very different activities.) Perhaps something like Dieter Ram’s principles for good design, tailored for software?