Dave Wiskus explores the history of interaction and interface design, from keyboard and mouse to multitouch, and beyond.
Every day, people all over the world are clicking, tapping, typing, and touching and dragging things on glass screens. Our ability to use all this fancy technology with ease didn’t happen overnight. So how did we end up here?
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AT&T V386: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvxjPb5VVV8
DOS tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6HzttM6wS0
Source code from Slopes: http://getslopes.com
Windows 95 Video Guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGYcNcFhctc
Photoshop 3: http://www.guidebookgallery.org/apps/photoshop/304
Flying Toasters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/After_Dark_(software)
Metallica versus Napster: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallica_v._Napster,_Inc.
iPhone announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4OEsI0Sc_s
Oculus Rift: https://www.oculus.com/rift/
Jaguar HUD concept: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-6ugjqB6VU
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