It’s ok for programmers to have human feelings. In fact, it’s better than ok. It’s THE BEST.
Here are a few examples found recently around the net, and why they’re remarkable (nb: remarkable = worth remark).
Chrome’s error message. Snap! Remarkable because the graphic and playful text help to diffuse a potentially frustrating situation.
A still of WordPress’s own loading gif. This is…
The internet is a big place. It’s loud, full of information, and for some it can be overwhelming.
Others, however, find the vastness interesting to the point of almost-instant distraction. The possibility of something new and exciting only a few clicks away is enticing.
The challenge then lies in keeping ‘on track’ – keeping on purpose.
What tools exist to help keep the net traveller on task?