Sunday, December 29, 2013

This Is Why I'm a Keyboard-Using Luddite

This was written specifically about gaming console interfaces, but I have the exact same opinion about swipy-swipy touchscreens and voice "whadjasay?" recognition software.
"I continue to argue that all these motion controls and Star Trek "Tea, Earl Gray, Hot" mechanisms still require more effort with less reliability than moving a fingertip half a centimeter to press a button."

- Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw

1 comment:

  1. +1. I still use many of the keyboard shortcuts in the various productivity programs I use, rather than moving the mouse all over the place to get to the right button. Not only is it actually quicker, it also keeps my memory sharp remembering what the shortcuts are for my commonly used tasks.