Progressive Reduction: Modify Your UI Over Time

by Jeffrey Zeldman

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  1. And they are trying to patent this: http://patents.stackexchange.com/questions/4233/user-interface-changing-icon-appearance-based-on-frequency-of-use-samsung

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  2. Some critical thoughts on progressive reduction and comparisions to human psychology: http://bit.ly/15jcNSR

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  3. I’m always amazed, and a bit sickened, every time someone claim to have something to teach about usability, and then they say it on a fogging low-contrast webpage.
    http://layervault.tumblr.com/post/42361566927/progressive-reduction

    Talk about instant zero credibility.

    I’m guessing that following their design ideas, the page will get progressively dimmer every time you visit it, until the text has the exact same color as the background.

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  4. Adrian, thanks for the link http://bit.ly/15jcNSR. It’s worthy reading!

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  5. Thank you for taking the time and sharing this information with us. It was indeed very helpful and insightful !

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