A modest Google Calendar proposal

It’s been over seven years since I did any design work on Google Calendar, and there are always parts that I wish I’d gotten to before I moved off the project. Rough edges get smoothed with time, and products get more refined and it’s best not to hold on too tight.

That said, can we please advance the science of Google calendar from this, where it is today:


to something more like this:


That’s all, really. Consider it a lollipop to distract me from the imminent destruction of Google Reader.


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