dear LinkedIn, your website sucks

LinkedIn’s co-founder reluctantly admits that his site design needs work

That’s the title of Abhimanyu Ghoshal for a post on The Next Web.

Let’s hope that making Reid Hoffman (the platform co-founder mentioned in the title) do a public statement on this topic will take us to a better website.

Lately it has become sluggish and counterintuitive in the daily operations, making it a place where you’re taken by dozen daily emails to moderate or approve or accept/deny something on your profile and quickly go away running when you’ve finished…

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Ultimately, try to take “coding every day” not as a challenge to write something useful every day, but to learn something new every day. Learn part of a new language, a new framework, learn how to take something apart or put it back together. Write code every day and learn something new every day. The more you do this, the more you will learn and the better you will become.
Brett Langdon

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But by and large, people, I think, are still using the internet just as a utility.

That’s primarily one of the reasons why “how to” articles are still so popular. People go online when they need help with something. You need a fact, you look up the answer. You need to make something, you look up a recipe. You need to get somewhere, you look up directions. You need to buy something, you look up the product.

Paul Cantor