The Google+ Design Problem

And the quote of the week goes to Nick Bilton for his New York Times piece discussing the design failings of Google+:

We skitter around the world with our smartphone cameras, taking pictures of leaves and sugar cubes and sunsets, then applying filters and making even the mundane look beautiful. Clearly, design is becoming increasingly more relevant to people.

Google Plus doesn’t seem to understand that.

Amid the discussion of Google's shifting tactics and out-of-touch management, Mr. Bilton provides a wonderfully timed indictment of Google's misguided pride and joy, Google+.

Well worth a read.