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Beyond the Desktop Metaphor: Designing Integrated Digital Work Environments

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The computer's metaphorical desktop, with its onscreen windows and hierarchy of folders, is the only digital work environment most users and designers have ever known. Yet empirical studies show that the traditional desktop design does not provide sufficient support for today's real-life tasks involving collaboration, multitasking, multiple roles, and diverse technologies. ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published March 9th 2007 by Mit Press
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Fascinating set of essays on interaction design theories and experiments for 'the future'. The references given in the book make it a super rabbit hole into whichever areas grab you the most.
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