A history of the Windows 95 Start Button and User Research at Microsoft with Kent Sullivan and Derek Hoiem

Kent Sullivan and Derek Hoiem were some of the original hires at the User Research Labs at Microsoft. The worked on the exploratory user research that produced the taskbar and Start menu, as well as the iterative research that helped nail down the details. How did the Start Menu and Start Button come to be?


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