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  • Archy - Clear description of Archy (was THE), divided into interface components. [Wikipedia]
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  • The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems - By Jef Raskin; Addison-Wesley, 2000, ISBN 0201379376. Guide to interactive system design, reflects author experience and vision, shows many extant interfaces are dead ends, making computers easier to use needs new approaches. [publisher website]
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  • In Appreciation of Jef Raskin - Brief praise of Raskin, and critique of Archy zooming interface, with references, by usability expert Don Norman who was at Apple with Raskin, during the early years.
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  • Jef Raskin's Humane Environment - SourceForge site, with description, download, bug reports, some old news.
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  • ACM - Ubiquity: Crafting a Revolution - Interview of Aza Raskin on THE (Archy), and his father Jef. (July 27, 2004)
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  • Raleigh News & Observer: Keeping Interface Simple - Summary of newspaper story, useful forum comments. [Linux Today] (February 20, 2003)
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  • THE Key to User-Friendly Computers? - By Alex Salkever. Raskin helped design Apple's classic user interface. He is working on a new system that could be a big improvement. Brief accessible analysis. [BusinessWeek] (January 22, 2003)
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  • The Humane Environment - Brief news story, and forum comments in great abundance, more than usual. Many varied opinions. [Slashdot] (December 27, 2002)
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  • The Humane Environment - Brief announcement of first THE (Archy) release, with over 50 forum comments. [OSNews.com] (December 26, 2002)
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  • The Humane Interface - Book review of The Human Interface: New Directions for Interface Design, by Jef Raskin, and the usual mass of forum comments. Many varied opinions. [Slashdot] (May 12, 2001)
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  • osOpinion: Raskin on 'Raskin on OS X' - Summary of newspaper story, useful forum comments. [Linux Today] (February 09, 2001)
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  • Down With GUIs - By Jef Raskin. Article stressing that GUIs are not human-compatible. As long as we hang on to interfaces as we now know them, computers will remain inherently frustrating, upsetting, stressful. [Wired 1.06] (December 01, 1993)
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