It’s now too late to whine about the user interface changes in Windows 8. They may be “confusing” and put a “cognitive burden” on ordinary users, but for now at least, these changes are there to stay. That means it’s time to put down the pitchforks and flaming torches and help people get used to the changes. Windows 8 represents the biggest and most dramatic paradigm shift for the Windows platform since Windows 95. It’s a melding together of desktop and mobile platforms in an attempt to create a single operating system that will work on the desktop, notebooks, and tablets. Read the full story at ZDNet.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.