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Review: The Best Interface is No Interface

Several years ago, I read this post and was inspired to write a post of my own, excited about the potential of an interfaceless world. I was recently privileged enough to get an early read of Golden Krishna’s full-length book, “The Best Interface is No Interface.” Since reading it, I’ve found myself questioning the screens ...

5 mins

3 Weeks with Robinhood App Beta

It was 1998, I had $500, and I was obsessed with the stock market. Each day I’d rush home to sit in front of the computer and watch my portfolio until the closing bell. As a fourth-grade kid, I didn’t quite grasp general market dynamics. I understood basic value and how share price was influenced by people’s perception of whether ...

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The Best Interface Is No Interface.

For years, human computer interaction was limited to a blinking cursor and the cathode glow of the command line interface. Xerox changed the game with the first graphical user interface, and Apple followed suit with its own black and white GUI for the 1984 Macintosh. By 1988, computers sported higher resolutions, touch screens, and the first colored UIs. ...