pinentry's new window titles could be more (less?) informative
ben at adversary.org
Fri Sep 29 19:39:48 CEST 2017
On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 06:03:26PM +0000, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> In human trials (done at the University of Iowa in a formal
> human-factors lab), precisely 0% of users benefited. They didn't
> even see the banner. So he made it bigger: no change. When he made
> it steadily grow to take over half the screen, people clicked the X
> to dismiss it without even reading it -- clearly they saw the
> banner, but they didn't read it. When asked in a post-interview
> what they thought of it, the most common reaction was, "I thought it
> was a Flash ad! I didn't even bother to read it!"
This reminds me of something I saw (and retweeted) today:
It illustrates this point perfectly.
It's funny because it's oh-so true.
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