…when I’m talking to a voice recognition system, and it’s telling me to...– A conversation between Rob Walker and co-founder of Area/Code, Kevin Slavin
Why Apple's use of the linen texture is wrong. →
dbreunig: My hypothesis: those that grew up using computers daily are beginning to tire of external metaphors. Most of these people have spent more time in file directories than with actual files1. Computer UIs are more familiar to us than linen. Adding metaphors complicates our usage as opposed to aiding it, like it does for people who didn’t grow up as digital natives. True, but I wonder -...
Other lawyers also agree there may be room for another studio to ambush...– Does Warner Bros. Really Have Exclusive Movie Rights to a Story Posted on Reddit? (Analysis) - Hollywood Reporter Interesting stuff.
The see-and-point principle states that users interact with the computer by...– The Anti-Mac User Interface - interesting article, surprisingly relevant 15 yrs after publication. Some of their ideas have been fulfilled. They pretty much predicted Siri, for example. Other stuff remains, at best, perennially doomed to the world of W3C/academia. Like semantic markup.
Jonathon Earl Bowser is a Canadian fantasy artist. He is best known for having...– Jonathon Earl Bowser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia