Introduction to Great Design

“Here’s why I’m afraid to turn off my cell phone: because I can’t always seem to muster the brain cells necessary to turn it back on.

“It has two buttons on it, a happy green button and a scary red button. They have funny icons on them that don’t mean very much to me.

“You might think that the green button turns it on. Green means go, right?

“Wrong.”

The first draft of Introduction to Great Design is up.

About the author.

I'm Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Trello and Fog Creek Software, and CEO of Stack Overflow. More about me.