Nando Times: Has the 'desktop' metaphor outlived its usefulness?
Jan 09, 2001, 21:26 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gary Chapman)
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"One safe technology prediction for this year is that we'll see
new operating systems and new user interfaces on personal
computers. Mac OS X (referred to as "10"), Microsoft Corp.'s
Whistler update to Windows and Eazel Inc.'s new user interface for
Linux all are expected to debut this year."
"Many people are eagerly awaiting these products, and some
analysts are hoping they'll deliver a much-needed jolt to the PC
industry. But other experts think the modern PC operating system is
stuck in a rut."
"One of the most amazing technological phenomena of the last 20
years has been the universal adoption of the desktop graphical user
interface - or GUI, pronounced "gooey" by technical developers. No
matter where you go in the world, if you find a working PC you'll
almost certainly be using some variation of this interface."
- InfoWorld: What makes a useful user interface?(Oct 29, 2000)
- PC World: Linux: It's Not Just for Geeks Anymore
(Sep 18, 2000)
- CNET News.com: Barrier lowered between Linux interfaces(Sep 06, 2000)
- Smart Partner: Will Linux, Unix Share Same User Interface?(Aug 22, 2000)
- IT-Analysis: Linux for beginners?(Jul 28, 2000)
- XML.com: XMLTerm: A Mozilla-based Semantic User Interface(Jun 11, 2000)
- Advogato: Recognition versus Recollection [User interfaces](Jun 05, 2000)
- Chicago Tribune: Appearance is everything: How to modify GUIs(May 21, 2000)
- Linux Power: The Future of Graphic User Interfaces(Nov 18, 1998)