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Desktop Metaphor

Last updated Dec 24, 2021 Edit Source

# Beyond the Desktop Metaphor

An interface that intentionally exploits the vulnerability of human beings for financial or otherwise selfish gain is inhumane and also despicable.

An interface that unintentionally allows the former to take place has
not been considerate of the full extent of human fragility, and is therefore still inhumane.

Isn’t this just design justice? Considerate design. Desktop metaphor is also just really outdated.

How do we move beyond sliding and tapping and explore other ways of interaction design? Reimagining applications and instead using modules and workflows

# Browser Metaphors

Linus Lee on Materials

What is the right software metaphor for “a point in my browsing history”?

A lot of this feels familiar to Atlas Recall