Chris Tolles and I were having dinner this week. Chris, if you don’t know him, is the VP Marketing at Topix and all-around brilliant guy. he pointed me to a great blog post on the Topix blog about craigslist’s ambitions and their UI.
for all those web two dot oh companies that think a simple google-esque search bar is the only way to go, it may be worth reading this article. sometimes there is a real paradox of choice. but sometimes more clutter is actually better.