9 years, 22 days ago

Will the Mobile User Interface Overtake the Desktop?

In the October 2011 Wired, Steven Levy writes about how the scroll bar has disappeared in Apple’s latest desktop operating system, code-named Lion.  Instead of using a mouse to point and drag to move the page up and down, Lion changes the metaphor into a two-fingered multi-touch movement, similar to the move used on your smartphone or tablet.  Is this the beginning of a fundamental change in the way we interact with office based computers? […]
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9 years, 9 months ago

5 Innovations for 2011

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it,” said Alan Kay, one of the earliest pioneers of object-oriented programming, personal computing, and graphical user interfaces, back in 1971 as quoted in SmallTalk.org. That’s sage advice for the CIO trying to determine where technology is headed, and what it means for the company. Seventy percent of the senior business and IT executives in PwC’s Diamond Advisory Services’ 2010 Digital IQ study said that […]

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