Multiple carets, multiple screens and multi-tasking: new behaviours with multiple computers

  title={Multiple carets, multiple screens and multi-tasking: new behaviours with multiple computers},
  author={R. Beale and W. Edmondson},
  booktitle={BCS HCI},
This study presents interview based case studies of users who work with multiple computers as well as multiple displays. Such users have not been studied before. The behaviour is discussed in terms of both technical and cognitive dimensions, and we identify the importance of having multiple carets and the complexity of multi-tasking and how it can be supported across multiple machines in a way not possible on a single system. 
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