Scenarios of Future User-Interface Design (01 Oct 1999)
After a brief look at the last 30,000 years of civilization in which human beings have made tools and signs, I shall present some themes of likely development for user-interface and information-visualization design in the next decades of computer hardware and software. Among other scenarios I shall explore are the emergence of style, of she-c's in addition to he-c's, the growing importance of cultural diversity, and consequent new metaphors and new hieroglyphics, giving rise to "fabulous" new appearance and interaction paradigms.
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