On Quora, I’m often ranting about Smalltalk. And how I’d like to see a “clean-slate” reinvention. Much as Clojure is a clean-slate reinvention of Common Lisp. Over on this answer I was asked what I think of Pharo. My response veered off somewhat : I’ve had a quick look at Pharo. And it’s certainly quite […]
Personally, I’m looking forward to the new Ubuntu interface : HUD. Looks to me a lot like Humanised Enso (which I was a big fan of when I used Windows regularly)
An idea for an Android GUI designer. Interesting to see the state of the art here. It’s an improvement on XML … but still, not as far forward as you’d hope.
PythonCard, the Hypercard / VB-like python development environment maybe being forked and revivified.
The biggest problem I’ve noticed people having with Mind Traffic Control is with delegating. They were sometimes delegating without filling in the task description (thinking that the original task description would get copied across – which it wasnt’t) or delegating to names of people which clearly weren’t email addresses (or Goggle logins). Now I’ve trapped […]
Today’s Mind Traffic Control update. The “defer” screen was simple, but not simple enough. Why make the user go through two mouse clicks – select a radio button and then the submit button – when this can be reduced to one? Now choosing how long you want to delay is a single button click. I […]