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Simon's Dictionary: Integer Handicap

Integer Handicap
[compound noun]
The period of reduced efficiency while you adjust to the fact that the software vendor has relocated vital application functionality to strange and different parts of the user interface in the next version, seemingly for the hell of it.

Two lovely things

First, this widget for planning BART trips. It's a glorious piece of information design. Then the essay on the thinking behind it, Magic Ink. It's like Edward Tufte started writing code for the Mac.

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