Humanized Releases Enso

At this time last year, I was working with a team of extremely talented developers, designing and building the humane computing environment that Jef Raskin described in his book, The Humane Interface. That project basically fell apart after Jef passed away (for a number of reasons), but some of the…

THE Zooming User Interface Demo

Jef Raskin’s Humane Environment Project recently released an interactive Flash demo of a Zooming User Interface. Give it a try! From the website: Zooming is an important part of THE and this simple demo illustrates some of the ways that zooming solves the navigation problems posed by our present…

Mousing faster than typing? Doubt it.

Matt Webb discusses the Command key in Jef Raskin’s Humane Interface and mentions that Raskin’s ideas are based on the idea that keystrokes are quicker than the mouse. This is true. He also links to a 1989 article by Bruce Tognazzini contending that the mouse is faster overall…