Netflix looks pretty much the same whether you’re using it on a phone, tablet, or on the web. And in the world of responsive design, that sounds like a great idea. But in practice, desktop users have drawn the short straw. They need to sit there with their mouse hovering over an arrow to scroll through lists of movies, like animals. If there was a digital manifestation of waiting in line at the DMV, this is it.
To reiterate the point, the thing that works so well when you’re using your finger (like the above photo) is sad and frustrating with a mouse.