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These are the slides from the Lightful presentation at BIL 2010, at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA.

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Try this:
Keep these nine Lightful principles next to your own computer, and note how many times per day it violates each one of them.
MODELESS
The same action, performed on the same object, never results in a different outcome.
MONOTONOUS
Rather than choosing among multiple ways to issue a command, there is exactly one way to achieve any given [...]

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Why are we still using a computer interface that was designed over thirty years ago?
This talk, given at the BIL Conference at California State University Long Beach in February 2009, looks at our relationship with computers today, and how it needs to change for the future.
The original video is available at BILconference.com.  An audio slideshow [...]

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This discussion is for posting of source material, references, and other resources of interest to the Lightful project.
Registered users can edit this page, it is a wiki.
Add anything that you feel would be useful to the community in researching and creating a Lightful interface.
Data Debasement: Cloud computing will change the way we look at dat… [...]

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A lot of discussions have gone on in small groups about Lightful; exploring the need for a new user-centered interface, the different ways it might look, and how it would work, both technically and functionally.
The notes presented here are an aggregation of the various thoughts and ideas that have been passed around. Useful concepts will [...]

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