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Science Fiction, Inspiration and User Interfaces

Science Fiction movies and TV have been an inspiration for user interfaces and devices for years.

Keeping in the summer holiday spirit we are looking at SF user interfaces

Seed Book:

Nathan Shedroff & Christopher Noessel. - Make it So

More Info:

Book blog -

Endless list of interfaces -

Coleran Hollywood UI designer -

Various Movie UI links -

Even Jakob Nielsen listed top 10 UI bloopers in movies

  1. The Hero Can Immediately Use Any UI
  2. Time Travelers Can Use Current Designs
  3. The 3D UI
  4. Integration is Easy, Data Interoperates
  5. Access Denied / Access Granted
  6. Big Fonts
  7. Star Trek’s Talking Computer
  8. Remote Manipulators (Waldo Controls)
  9. You’ve Got Mail is Always Good News
  10. “This is Unix, It’s Easy”

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