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Simplicity
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Complex information
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You are here
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Simplicity is rare
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But what does simplicity mean?
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Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means. -- Dr. Koichi Kawana - artist, designer and architect
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Something simple works intuitively .
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Think of Apple’s famous Mac computer.
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Think of Apple’s famous Mac computer. It just works!
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Or Google Search. Despite its vast and complex network of computers and databases…
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…when you want to do a search all you see is this:
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…when you want to do a search all you see is this:
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Simplicity is not simple.
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Simple things are made unnecessarily complicated .
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You can complicating
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John Maeda , author of The Laws of Simplicity , gives some advice on how to declutter life and make it a worthwhile experience.
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