Addressing the Skies of the Future of Text: A Call for Continuous Improvement in Infrastructures

@article{Hegland2020AddressingTS,
  title={Addressing the Skies of the Future of Text: A Call for Continuous Improvement in Infrastructures},
  author={F. Hegland},
  journal={Proceedings of the 31st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media},
  year={2020}
}
  • F. Hegland
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 31st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media
The idiom 'blue sky' refers to 'thinking not grounded or in touch with the way things are'. If we extrapolate far enough into blue sky thinking we can wish for buttons marked 'Do Work' , 'Education' and 'Understand me'. These are all (absolutely worthy) desired results but the interaction entirely removes the human from the equation-even another machine could have pushed the button. To honestly address these wished for improvements in work, education and communication, we need to accept that… Expand