Web designers need to know of this exchange between my parents:

Father: Ah - they've updated their web site!

Mother: Oh no.

Father: It looks good ...

Mother: Can you find the things we need?

... (long pause) ...

Father: No ...

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@ColinTheMathmo similarly on my end with mobile apps and OS changes (especially on mobile).

@ColinTheMathmo though arguably it holds for any other product.

@colinthemathmo Reason why users hate updates with a passion

Ahem... MICROSOFT Needs to know this. 🤐

Every. Damn. Release.
It doesn't matter if it's the OS. The control panel hides everything even more.

Office suite: "How do I insert tables now??"

@tohuvabohu Even more, the most recent update appears, in some cases, to delete user files.

@ColinTheMathmo I see they're trying to use Fidelity's employee equity site. Turns out the stuff you need actually *doesn't exist* in the new site and you have to switch back to "classic" view to get it.

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make $\pi z^2 \times a$ jokes.

Use $ and $ for inline LaTeX, and $ and $ for display mode.