Ex-Bell Labs/AT&T Research'er making art & tech @AppSciStudio in Berlin. Extended bio in my pinned tweet. He-Man/Himbo. OBJKTs bit.ly/3yIF9r2

Berlin
Joined March 2008
🧵Using this pinned tweet thread as a better twitter bio made of representative old tweets. I'm best known as a programmer and computer scientist, so we'll start with this thread of old OS ideas ripe for further exploration:
I've been thinking about roads not taken lately, wondering whether we should revisit some of them...
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Water security should have been a priority ten years ago. Europe’s future is winter flooding and summer drought — let’s not wait any longer before building infrastructure to capture the former and abate the latter.
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This morning I coded up a first simple toolglass: zoom lens controlled via the trackpad under my non-dominant hand as I draw with the stylus in my dominant hand. Seen here assisting with the all important nostrils on this smiley face...
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One unforeseen benefit of using my own driver for the Wacom tablet is that I can map the tablet's surface to the drawing pane, rather than having the OS map it to the full screen. This results, practically speaking, in much higher input resolution within drawings.
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The plan was to make more toolglass overlays, but I got distracted and accidentally made a metaballs drawing program, after which I had to draw this psychedelic monogram...
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Written in 1983, but no less true today! (Honorable mention to @elmlang — they're doing great work around error messages.)
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🧵2001's best HCI demos. (This is the last year in the SIGCHI historical archive.)
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