Ending the tyranny of the button

  title={Ending the tyranny of the button},
  author={Wendy Hall},
  journal={IEEE MultiMedia},
In his keynote address to the Hypertext 91 conference, Frank Halasz described "ending the tyranny of the link" as a major issue facing the hypermedia research community at that time. The greatest problem is not that users always focus on buttons because they know a button indicates a link or connection of some kind. Just the opposite, users expect buttons in hypermedia systems, so if no buttons are indicated, they assume there are no links. The new, open hypermedia systems readily permit the… CONTINUE READING

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