… want to create smoother experiences, we need to stop seeing technology as our one and only savior. Let’s make waiting times shorter offering people valuable content like tips, links, quotes etc. to make their waiting time more meaningful.
The answer highly depends on what we mean by “work”. People enagaging with something often perceive waiting time to be shorter than it actually is. These buttons work fine. Just not in the way we expected.
…is a caveat though. First of all, faster doesn’t necessarily equate to better experience. Secondly, perception of time is highly subjective, or as Einstein aptly put: