Linked by Howard Fosdick on Tue 2nd Jul 2013 21:04 UTC
Editorial Like many of you, I've been watching the big changes in user interfaces over the past few years, trying to make sense of them all. Is there a common explanation for the controversies surrounding the Windows 8 UI and Unity? Where do GNOME 3, KDE, Cinnamon, and MATE fit in? This article offers one view.
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No one is liking the phone uis
by SithLord on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 09:50 UTC
SithLord
Member since:
2013-06-03

No one is liking that dumbed down phone uis.
People are running away from one platform to another to avoid that abhomination, and now that the picture is complete they will simply run away from computing hobbies.
The market will shrink to babies playing with phone games, and adult people using websites strictly for the essential tasks.
No more.
Droves of people will stop loving and spending hours on computers, because you know, if you do something even an id1ot can use, only idio7s will use it.
IT will return to be strictly working, e-gov, and a new framework for passive traditional media, IT-TV will be day after day more similar to old day TV.
The market no longer follows competition for users, but for monetization only.
IT is ready for a major crackdown like videogames industry in '80s, as it will shrink down to be the next cable tv.
Profitable, but no one will love it like yesterday.

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Droves of people will stop loving and spending hours on computers, because you know if you do something even an id1ot can use, only idio7s will use it.


So I guess only idiots use stuff bicycles, stoves and books, right? Oh come off the elitist mountain. Just because it's easier to use doesn't mean it will only attract idiots. Not everyone has the time and interest to screw around endlessly with their desktop adn computer and that's ok. It's also ok to screw around with it endlessly, if that's what you like. Just don't think that makes you better or smarter.

Profitable, but no one will love it like yesterday.


Sure, if you say so.

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

So I guess only idiots use stuff bicycles, stoves and books, right? Oh come off the elitist mountain. Just because it's easier to use doesn't mean it will only attract idiots. Not everyone has the time and interest to screw around endlessly with their desktop adn computer and that's ok. It's also ok to screw around with it endlessly, if that's what you like. Just don't think that makes you better or smarter.


The smartest thing said on this website in quite a while.

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