I grew up in the Internet age, with books, movies, and now pizza just a few clicks away. This convenience provided me, and those of my generation, an extremely short attention span when it comes to user interfaces (among other things, but thats another article). The easier and more efficient an interface gets, the more the expectations rise for even simpler functionality.
A generation ago, keying in line commands was the norm. Computers were the province of those who either built them or programmed them. It wasn't until the commercialization of the computer that any though was put into... More Info