You’ve all seen the video Microsoft produced demonstrating their vision of future productivity. Now you’ve got to read this brief rant on the future of interaction design by Bret Victor. He says:
… this vision, from an interaction perspective, is not visionary. It’s a timid increment from the status quo, and the status quo, from an interaction perspective, is actually rather terrible.
He goes on to describe explain the problem he has with what he calls the Pictures Under Glass trend of interaction.