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Greg Lovekamp wrote:
For a mind-boggling experience, stop thinking of text on a page. Start thinking of manipulating three-dimensional objects in space with body gestures and perhaps speech interaction with much more advanced AIs than Google's Assistant.
But dancing around in front of sensors is a hideously awful way to communicate information.

Try replacing writing with gesticulations and body movements to communicate the equivalent of a thousand word essay -- no spoken or written words allowed.

... And a sprained ankle is no excuse for handing in your assignment late.
Greg Lovekamp wrote:
We program using Objects, but still represent those programmatic constructs with text on a page. Odd that, don't you think?
IMO, it's not at all odd.

Abstract communication of thoughts and ideas between humans has evolved over millennia, but it still boils down to the basics that were always there:

- Use noises to communicate your thoughts and ideas to those nearby.

- Use glyphs and markings to communicate your thoughts and ideas to those who can't hear your noises.

Short of some kind of telepathy (which would be a nightmare for everyone, regarding privacy, security, and outright annoyance), I cannot see any other effective abstraction that could replace those basics -- and I especially cannot think of anything new that would communicate thoughts and ideas more efficiently.

So, unless your keyboard and mouse are broken, they ain't broke, and it's unlikely that they will be leaving us any time soon -- if ever.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!

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