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Information and the world of tomorrow. Why all this matters. It cannot be seen or touched. It is not composed of matter at all. However, it is very real.
It can perform intellectual work. It can answer questions. It can affect the world by disbursing money at a bank or by controlling a robot arm in a factory.
He slung some weighty stones, to be sure, but their placement had only to please a subterranean audience whose interest in the matter was rapidly decomposing. The dead are notoriously unpicky. Instead, their vivified creations often resemble those of Frankenstein—helpless, unhelpful, maddeningly stupid, and prone to accidental destruction.
For decades, the usability pundits have devoted vim and vitriol to a crusade against frustrating interfaces.
Yet, software has remained frustrating, and as the importance of software to society has grown, so too has the crisis. The crusade marches on, with believers rarely questioning the sacred premise—that software must be interactive in the first place.
Perhaps the spark of life is misdirected magic. What is software design? A person experiences modern software almost exclusively through two channels: She reads and interprets pictures on a screen.
She points and pushes at things represented on the screen, using a mouse as a proxy finger. Thus, software design involves the design of two types of artifact: These are not brave new realms of human endeavor.
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