Creating the Invisible Interface (invited talk)

@inproceedings{Weiser1994CreatingTI,
  title={Creating the Invisible Interface (invited talk)},
  author={Mark Weiser},
  booktitle={ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology},
  year={1994}
}
For thirty years, most interface design, and most computer design, has been headed down the path of the “dramatic” machine. Its highest ideal is to make a computer so exciting, so wonderful so interesting, that we never want to be without it. A less-traveled path I call the “invisible”; its highest ideal is to make a computer so imbedded, so fitting, so natural, that we use it without even thinking about it. (I have also called this notion “Ubiquitous Computing.”) I believe that in the next… CONTINUE READING

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