overengineering simplicity

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  • Eduardo F. OrtizRich : over-engineering simplicity

  • Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 / Taken with a Nikon Coolpix S4, uploaded on August 19, 2006 by Akerin http://www.flickr.com/photos/artdecodeer/219564739/Simplicity (sm-pls'-t) /n/The property, condition, or quality of being simple or uncombined.

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  • Takeaway?Keep it Simple Stupid is usually a reductive act: strip things out, dont take something on, avoid difficult thoughts. In design, it can result in oversimplification, simplistic decision and a cutting of features rather than a synthesis of them. - Kip Voytek

  • ThanksFor listening to my rants.

    This presentation is available on Slideshare at:- http://www.slideshare.net/efortiz/overengineering-simplicity

    If you have any questions/comments you can email me at:- IxDA@efortiz.com