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History of computer graphical interfaces & the future of natural UI

Episode 005 -

57 minutes

In this episode of the Unusable Podcast, Andrew & David talk about the history of computer user interfaces and early computers, where UI is heading in the future with natural interfaces, and Andy has a frustrating experience with a parking machine.

Other things we discussed:

  • The Bombe
  • Why keyboards are QUERTY
  • Amiga Workbench GUI
  • The difficulty of having 2 Google Homes in the same room
  • Not all voice interface is natural UI
  • Mercedes' voice control joke

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The Unusable podcast is presented by Andrew Waite & David Ball, who discuss the importance of user experience (UX) in technology & the world around us, & talk about great design that just works - or moan about it when it doesn't.

Music is by Gold5472