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From: "b.n." <brullonulla@...>
Subject: Re: thesis - support - question - ideas ...
Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 12:47:12 +0000
> Unfortunately, SymphonyOS died -- the founder ran out of his own money, 
> essentially. UIs are a *huge* business, and while I applaud and 
> encourage basic research and initiative, it's *very* difficult to turn 
> such research and initiative into cash.

That's really sad. I never tried Mezzo or SymphonyOS, but AFAIK it was 
extremly interesting.
No one has ever tried to take care of Mezzo? :(

> That said, the sort of UI that I think of as the "UI of the future" 
> would be a full virtual reality environment with which one could do 
> "whole-body interaction" with a computer. How about an exercise bicycle 
> with a keyboard and mouse on the handlebars? A wall-sized keyboard one 
> could punch with boxing gloves? Drag-and-drop with objects that actually 
> weigh something?

I hope you're kidding... :)

m.
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