Usability: If People Don't use it, it's Broken

posted Apr 10, 2010, 9:15 PM by George Weiner   [ updated Apr 10, 2010, 9:24 PM ]
Cow Path Theory
If you drop a cow in a random field it will eventually find its way to water or die trying. Though it may not be the fastest way, cows will do their best to reach their goal, and will continue to use the same trail leaving a cow path.


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