Because Even The Smallest Of Decisions Can Affect The User Experience
When Apple decided to remove the “time remaining” estimate with their macOS 10.12.2 update, the reasoning behind this product decision (accurate or not) affected not just how users perceived this MacBook “Pro” fix, but Apple itself.
Let’s Talk IFTTT
I think that for most creative product people, making things work better also means making their gizmos look better along the way. Getting bored quickly goes with the territory of product design. The need to scratch that itch though must always be balanced with what's best for the user experience (UX).