This situation today is a de facto duopoly. Those who benefit are most fundamentally Apple and Google. This is born out by the stock market and the Interbrand 100, where Apple and Google are respectively the #1 and #2 most valuable brands in the world today. The fact that both systems work by forcing everyone to purchase software through either the Apple Store or the Play Store and to use the same antiquated interface and decades old data storage system is further evidence of the duopoly.
In previous articles we introduced the concept of archetypal design in machine interfaces. Today we take a deeper dive into the four native human archetypes that might also be inferred into machine mechanics, therefore providing a bridge into our topic: the machine-human liaison: interface design. The four primary archetypes are like the legs of a... Continue Reading →
To understand UX on an archetypal level is to understand human needs and motivation on an archetypal level. If dull information rises to a level of stunning impression is it flowing backwards, sideways or forwards?
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