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Throwback: Simple vs. Easy (Premium)

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In December 2008, I wrote an editorial describing how Microsoft’s efforts to simplify Windows were making it harder to use.

Sound familiar? It should: Microsoft is doing the same thing right now, with Windows 11, and is being even more aggressive than it was back in 2008 when Windows 7 was still in development and Microsoft was hoping to fix the problems with Windows Vista.

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