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Twitter has poached Google’s former visual design boss to take on the role of creative director at the micro-blogging site. Douglas Bowman confirmed earlier this month he had quit Mountain View because he was peeved with Google’s obsession with performance data. He said in a blog post on 20 March that he had grown tired of …

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Coat

Frying Pan -> Fire

So when Google buy Twitter, he'll have gone full circle.

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Flame

Never mind that...

...who's made the "i" in my Gmail "inbox" lower case?! That's the sort of miniscule design decision that needs to be boycotted!

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Twitter...

...who will soon be bought by Google and he'll be out of work once again.

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Anonymous Coward

I am going to have a dump

I am having a dump

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Boffin

Hardly rocket science

One day he's designer for the world's largest internet company, with a huge range of widely differing products (albeit mostly in beta). Next day he's tasked with designing a text box that can comfortably fit 140 characters. Good luck with that Dougie!

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Anonymous Coward

Irony

He has landed at a company that has been severely challenged by performance issues. Hope he is up to the task.

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