Are we all in need of a little bit of a cleanse this week? I know I am! Things on this weeks meal plan are going to be pretty darn healthy because as we move into the holidays, things are going to get more decadent!
With the appearance of voice user interfaces, AI and chatbots, what is the future of graphical user interfaces (GUIs)? Don’t worry: Despite some dark predictions, GUIs will stay around for many years to come. Let me share my personal, humble predictions and introduce multi-modal interfaces as a more human way of communication between user and machine.
The old wisdom that a picture is worth a thousand words is still true today. Our brain is an incredible image-processing machine. We can understand complex information faster when we see it visually. According to studies, even when we talk with someone else, nonverbal communication represents two thirds of the conversation. According to other studies, we absorb most information from our sight (83% sight, 11% hearing, 3% smell, 2% touch and 1% taste). In short, our eyes are our primary sensors.
The post Combining Graphical And Voice Interfaces For A Better User Experience appeared first on Smashing Magazine.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was willing to bring healthcare legislation up for a vote but was waiting for the go-ahead from President Donald Trump, who sent mixed signals last week about a bipartisan bill that would shore up insurance markets.