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If to err is human, why are error messages so inhumane?



UX Planet — Medium | Steven Brykman No matter the device or desktop, at one time or another we’ve all seen them. And we’ve all been confused by them. I’m talking about error messages. Sometimes they’re so inscrutable they’re hard to forget. I can still remember a devastatingly persistent PostScript Error I got on a Mac SE way back in 1989 that delayed the printing of ZuNews, a UMass humor mag I published (coincidentally with former Apperian CEO Chuck Goldman). Though maybe the reason I remember it so vividly is