Great discussion on a pretty great read.
The Website Obesity Crisis | Hacker News
It's like we woke up one morning in 2008 to find that our Lego had all turned to Duplo. Sites that used to show useful data now look like cartoons. That is the best description I've heard of the recent trend of making every item cover 30% of the page so that you can only fit 2 data points.
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