user interfaces

Rasa Core kicks up the context for chatbots

Context is everything when dealing with dialog systems. We humans take for granted how complex even our simplest conversations are. That’s part of the reason why dialog systems can’t live

WalkMe raises $75M at a ‘$935M’ valuation for its on-screen guidance tech

More funding is rolling in for Israeli startups. Today, WalkMe — company that has built a cloud-based platform for businesses to make web and mobile interfaces and experiences easier to navigat

In what contexts should messaging be the UI?

The current messaging hype is overstated. There are certainly some interesting and unique opportunities for messaging as an interface, but I contend the number of practical use cases is a fraction of

Why The Car Industry Needs To Rethink The Dashboard User Interface Design

While at the San Francisco Auto Show last year, I wondered why car dashboards were so wrong? Every car -- regardless of category or price -- had the same mess of dials, buttons, lights and screens sur

Alternative Android user interfaces that didn't make the cut

Android is now available—yeah, it’s true—but you’re hard-pressed to find any review that raves about its user interface. (Ryan Block, of Engadget fame, called it “very raw”

Express Gate instant-on Internet and media access coming to most ASUS notebooks next month

Starting in June, we’ll see a bunch of ASUS laptops shipping with the Express Gate instant-on UI. The interface was created by DeviceVM and is called Splashtop, although OEMs can apparently chan

What will we see from Microsoft's Danger acquisition?

The Register’s Bill Ray has an article about what we might expect from Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Danger, maker of the popular Sidekick operating system. It seems that, according to

ZenZui changes name to Zumobi, beta coming soon

Way back in March there was a little murmur about the ZenZui GUI hooey. It’s a tile-based interface for Windows Mobile phones that lets you zoom in and out on web pages running off of a backend