Designers: icons for actions is A BAD IDEA. Just had to help my mum write an email on a tablet after years of using the Gmail app and thinking it was reading only. The fucking pencil icon means *nothing* and the paper aeroplane doesn’t mean “send” either. Use. Words. On. Buttons.
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“We assume that complex problems always require complex solutions. We try to solve complexity by inventing tools and technologies to address a problem; but in the process we create another layer of complexity that, in turn, causes its own set of issues.”
Tip: <link rel=preconnect> is great for eliminating costly round-trips to important domains from the critical path: bit.ly/preconnect. Improved our Time To Interactive on Chrome.com by almost ~1s. t.co/R9PO7kPiCu