Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Even the great one's can't live forever

The leader of the team of creative technologists that started the wild-fire revolution of the GUI User Interface you are using to read this posting right now has passed into the beyond. BBC NEWS | Technology | Creator of first Apple Mac dies Jef Raskin was a brilliant innovator in UI design. This article's title says it all:Jef Raskin: He Thought Different.

Archy, his final software project, was an implementation of the ideas in his siminal book The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems. Here the man himself talk about this project, music and art at: Jef Raskin the Movie.

61 is WAY to young.

He was a good one.

RIP and God Bless.


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