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GUIs are shit/computers are geting worse

1 Name: Anonymous 2017-11-07 23:58
http://archive.is/6YYJV
https://tttthreads.com/thread/927593460642615296

almost everything on computers is perceptually slower than it was in 1983
amber-screen library computer in 1998: type in two words and hit F3. search results appear instantly.
now: type in two words, wait for an AJAX popup. get a throbber for five seconds. oops you pressed a key, your results are erased
one of the things that makes me steaming mad is how the entire field of web apps ignores 100% of learned lessons from desktop apps
data in webpages in 2017 is distressingly fragile. go to google maps and try and find an action that *doesn't* erase what you're doing
drag the map even a pixel? it erases all your results and closes the infobox you were looking at.
2 Name: Anonymous 2017-11-08 02:27
Using web apps indicates brain damage, there is nothing wrong with using paper maps, pen and note paper, paper tigers, math paper, etc. You don't need fucking apps for any of that, paper is how the British took over the world so it is good enough for you. And no, trees are not being "murdered" because most paper comes from sustainable tree plantations.
3 Name: Anonymous 2017-11-10 01:25
You might like to read Jef Raskin's The Humane Interface. He provides solutions to how to organize a computer user interface to make it work within human strengths and weaknesses.
4 Name: Anonymous 2017-11-10 13:53
amber-screen library computer in 1998: type in two words and hit F3. search results appear instantly.
now: type in two words, wait for an AJAX popup. get a throbber for five seconds. oops you pressed a key, your results are erased

So downloading search results from the internet is slower than search results from your Library's LAN. Color me shocked.
5 Name: Anonymous 2017-11-11 00:05
>>4
It's not about download speeds, it is about how much worthless javashit is pointlessly using up your CPU cycles and making workflow non-intuitive.
6 Name: Anonymous 2017-11-16 11:44
>>5
Having a so-called "intuitive" user interface is a myth. There is nothing intuitive about using any computer system.
7 Name: Anonymous 2017-11-16 23:01
>>6
What if you put a computer in a nipple?
8 Name: Steve 2017-11-16 23:52
>>7
This is already possible with today's technology

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