The Best Interface Is No Interface

The Best Interface Is No Interface

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Our love affair with the digital interface is out of control. Wea€™ve embraced it in the boardroom, the bedroom, and the bathroom. Screens have taken over our lives. Most people spend over eight hours a day staring at a screen, and some a€œtechnological innovatorsa€ are hoping to grab even more of your eyeball time. You have screens in your pocket, in your car, on your appliances, and maybe even on your face. Average smartphone users check their phones 150 times a day, responding to the addictive buzz of Facebook or emails or Twitter. Are you sick? Therea€™s an app for that! Need to pray? Therea€™s an app for that! Dead? Well, therea€™s an app for that, too! And most apps are intentionally addictive distractions that end up taking our attention away from things like family, friends, sleep, and oncoming traffic. Therea€™s a better way. In this book, innovator Golden Krishna challenges our world of nagging, screen-based bondage, and shows how we can build a technologically advanced world without digital interfaces. In his insightful, raw, and often hilarious criticism, Golden reveals fascinating ways to think beyond screens using three principles that lead to more meaningful innovation. Whether youa€™re working in technology, or just wary of a gadget-filled future, youa€™ll be enlighted and entertained while discovering that the best interface is no interface.To put the burden onto the machinethat is designed tohelp rather than the instruction manual. When Whirlpool showcased the teen jeans dramaa€”a€œMOM! ... The machines they introduced in2013, the Duet Washerand Dryer, used sensors todetermine the size of the loadin the washing machine, and with thatinformation theanbsp;...

Title:The Best Interface Is No Interface
Author:Golden Krishna
Publisher:New Riders - 2015-01-31


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