Enterprise software sucks.
We don’t talk about it much here at hn, but think about it. Every man-made object you encounter every day was...”
SAP? “This order form was probably designed in the 1980s and it’s been there ever since — not very pleasing to use,” said Philips. Oracle...”
Memphis Minnie - I Hate to See the Sun Go Down
Getting the kids geared up for the first day back to school after break, a morning for Minnie.
Alex G - Cards
So gentle and pretty. Prettiest thing you might hear all day. From Boring Ecstasy: The Bedroom Pop of Orchid Tapes
“Can Social Media Sell Soap?" via The New York Times
There was much I found interesting in this article, but the idea of innovations as future industry platforms is the real gem. That is where I see things like robotics and 3-D printing and quantified self. They are fairly easy concepts to understand in their present form as we can relate to them in terms of existing technologies. However, the more interesting applications have not even been conceived yet, and that is the part that is infinitely more interesting.