François Chollet @fchollet Deep learning @google. Creator of Keras, neural networks library. Author of 'Deep Learning with Python'. Opinions are my own. Aug. 15, 2019 1 min read

This is correct -- the touchbar is bad design. I'm still accidentally triggering random actions after 6 months of use. Never used it for anything other than volume / brightness / track control, which was much better with physical keys. Just bad design.

Can't imagine how this passed user testing

The thing is, having a fixed keyboard layout that doesn't change on you and that you can use without looking is a feature. Tactile feedback is a feature. And these are important features!

You can't take important features away without providing any clear value in return


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