Bill Gates on Windows Usability

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer has been scouring Microsoft’s internal emails (released through various law suits) looking for an insight into Gates’ personality and to get a picture of his role at the top of Microsoft.

From this epic email rant, it is obvious that even Gates himself isn’t immune.

I am quite disappointed at how Windows Usability has been going backwards and the program management groups don’t drive usability issues.

Someone decided to trash the one part of Windows that was usable? […] What an absolute mess.

The lack of attention to usability represented by these experiences blows my mind. I thought we had reached a low…

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