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Tagged with “simple” (2)

  1. 149- Of Mice And Men | 99% Invisible

    If you are looking at a computer screen, your right hand is probably resting on a mouse. To the left of that mouse (or above, if you’re on a laptop) is your keyboard. As you work on the computer, your right hand moves back and forth from keyboard to mouse. You can’t do everything you need to do on a computer without constantly moving between input devices.

    There is another way.

    A device called a “keyset” could help us navigate virtual environments without moving your hands back and forth. With the mouse in your right hand, the keyset would occupy your left hand. Its five buttons resembled piano keys.

    Doug Engelbart invented the keyset in the 1960s. Engelbart was also the person who invented the mouse.

    Of Mice And Men

    Podcast: Download (Duration: 19:15 — 17.7MB)

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  2. Pixel Pushing: An Introduction to Icon Design - Jon Hicks

    From One half of the creative partnership at Hicksdesign, based in Oxfordshire, UK and most widely known for the Firefox, Thunderbird and Miro icons, Jon likes to design for both print and ‘new-fangled media’ as he calls it. He blogs about web standards, CSS, browsers and design, and dreams about cheese a lot.

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