Engadget's Distro talks to UI guru, Xerox PARC alumni, gadget collector
) and Microsoft Research Principal Researcher Bill Buxton
about the future of natural interfaces
Bob and Beyond
- Tandy Trower (previously
) on the history of Microsoft Bob
and other Microsoft forays into the field of embodied agents
Bill Gates files a bug report: "There's not a day that I don't send a piece of e-mail ... like that piece of e-mail
. That's my job."
Inventor of CTRL-ALT-DEL ridicules Bill Gates.
"'I may have invented CTRL-ALT-DEL, but Bill Gates made it famous". Video clip of the episode, via TUAW
, who say "The funniest part is the expression, or lack thereof, on the face of Bill."
While the father of Visual Basic tells Microsoft to: "abandon the browser"
, a multitude of researchers are looking into next-generation interfaces
(links via Joel on Software
and Wired respectively). Is the software industry even close to moving on to a new paradigm?