About a year ago, Reddit share an over 1.75 years old Medium article on the designs and histories of X buttons -- "X's are everywhere in user interface (UI) design. A powerful symbol, [x] is capable of closing windows and popups, toolbars and tabs and anything else that might otherwise be cluttering up your screen.
CollegeHumor has a funny comic strip showing "What Everything Looks Like To Dogs -- Things look a little different through a dog's eyes..."
HardOCP shared a Hopes&Fears article showing "The life and death of the creative computer virus -- The early 90's were a renaissance for a certain type of computer virus. Today, we think of a virus as an insidious thing that hides and wreaks various forms of havoc like destroying a nuclear facility; never peaking its head up intentionally. But there was a time when viruses were more playful and made their presence known with creative and occasionally funny graphics or animations via 'payloads.' We recreated the payloads of old school viruses..."
Would you want a personal (ro)bot that looks like a human like in 2003's Battlestar Galactica, (Real) Humans, etc.?Submitted by ant on Sat, 08/15/2015 - 6:56am. Communication | History | Personal | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Technology
The Atlantic's long article is titled "Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone" on how "Our telephone habits have changed, but so have the infrastructure and design of the handset.