9 Total Quotes

Jef Raskin Quotes

Users do not care about what is inside the box, as long as the box does what they need done.
Jef Raskin
#American Scientist

I am only a footnote, but proud of the footnote I have become. My subsequent work - on eliciting principles and developing the theory of interface design, so that many people will be able to do what I did is probably also footnote-worthy.
Jef Raskin
#Principles

Once the product's task is known, design the interface first; then implement to the interface design.
Jef Raskin
#American Scientist #Design

Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.
Jef Raskin
#American Scientist #Computers

A computer shall not harm your work or, through inaction, allow your work to come to harm.
Jef Raskin
#American Scientist #Inaction

The system should treat all user input as sacred.
Jef Raskin
#American Scientist