According to this report from Reuters, legendary software design guru, Larry Tesler, is leaving Amazon.com for a job at Yahoo where he will serve vice president of Yahoo's User Experience and Design Group. He will also be a Research Fellow for Human-Computer Interaction within Yahoo Research Labs.
Tesler has one impressive (understatement) resume. He worked at Amazon from 2001 until about a month ago. At Amazon, he was vice president in charge of improving the online shoppipng experience for consumers. Tesler worked at IBM's PARC Research Lab (1973-1980) as well as Apple during the early days of the Mac (1980-1997).
This news release from Yahoo has more about Tesler's background.
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