Linked by David Adams on Fri 5th Aug 2011 16:08 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces A couple of days ago I read a blog post by Stephen Ramsay, a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Fellow at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. In it, he mentions that he has all but abandoned the GUI and finds the command line to be "faster, easier to understand, easier to integrate, more scalable, more portable, more sustainable, more consistent, and many, many times more flexible than even the most well-thought-out graphical apps." I found this very thought-provoking, because, like Ramsay, I spend a lot of time thinking about "The Future of Computing," and I think that the CLI, an interface from the past, might have a place in the interface of the future.
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RE: Macbook Wheel
by jello on Fri 5th Aug 2011 18:59 UTC in reply to "Macbook Wheel"
jello
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In this video is mentioned that one guy spent 45 minutes writing an email to his friend with this Macbook Wheel, and then they show a 2 sentence email...

Also the Hummingbird battery coming with this $2600 laptop can power the computer for almost 20 minutes...

One must really be an Apple fan-boy to call this progress...

Maybe this video is a joke and not portraying an official Apple product...

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