2006  June 14

Key 1: Away

More appears like less by simply moving it far, far away.

> Excerpted from Page 1 of my book, The Laws of Simplicity
At the end of LOS I list three emergent technology keys that enable simplicity.

Think of the power of Google which runs from a simple, lightweight text input box in your web browser to access Google's vast network of computers and databases. You are spared having to house your own massive racks of computing equipment required to process a Google query. More appears like less by simply moving it far, far away. Thus an experience is made simpler by keeping the result local, and moving the actual work to a far away location.

 

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