The Best Interface Is No Interface

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Sunday 10th March, 2013

11:00am to 12:00pm (CST)

Many believe the future of design is in screens. They're wrong. It's time to kill the interface. Because when we think only in screens, we design based upon a model that is inherently unnatural, inhumane, and has diminishing returns. It requires a great deal of talent, money and time to make these systems somewhat usable, and after all that effort, the software can sadly, only improve with a complete overhaul.

This conversation will explore a better path: No UI. A design methodology that aims to produce a radically simple technological future without digital interfaces. In its most sophisticated form, it centers around learning about individuals, continuously improves and becomes exponentially pertinent. Eliminating counterintuitive input mechanisms for natural inputs inverts the contemporary focus of software design to have computers adapt for people, rather than people adapt for computers. The results can have a profound impact on our lives, and your design process.

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Golden Krishna

Designer, Samsung Design America

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19 attendees

  • Bryan Jones
  • Bryan Keller
  • :  Consuelo Ruybal
  • Darren David
  • duke jones
  • Dan Phiffer
  • Brandon Schmittling
  • Todd Bradley
  • Golden Krishna
  • Jason Paul
  • Julia Kaganskiy
  • Katherine Lim
  • Mary Pratt
  • Nicolas BELLONI
  • Pedro T.M. Dale
  • Roman Karachinsky
  • Oscar Llarena
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  • wilbertbaan

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Time 11:00am12:00pm CST

Date Sun 10th March 2013


Ballroom A, Austin Convention Center

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