突破视窗操作系统障碍

京都-在2009年开始的时候,微软就在测试其下一代操作系统Windows 7了,这一操作系统因为和以前的版本几乎一样而引人注目。考虑到操作系统有熟悉的地方让人感到舒服,在电脑设计方面的停滞不前就并不令人吃惊了。

但是,熟悉也会使发展窒息。军事情报依赖不断改善的通讯向前发展,所以它是系统设计持续变化的一个领域。这些变化中的有些创新会最终成为主流的一部分,所以,看看当前进行的试验就可以揭示通常的电脑交互在未来是什么样的,以及会有哪些改进。

    对一般用户来说,在使用电脑中遇到的主要技术是交互式界面。人们很少意识到,被认为是“电脑”固有的有形特征,其实是对其他物体的模仿,键盘是模仿打字机的,屏幕是模仿电视的。

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