Human Interface Guidelines/The Laptop Experience

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Design Fundamentals [[Human Interface Guidelines/{{{curr}}}|{{{curr}}}]] Activities

The Laptop Experience

OLPC Human Interface Guidelines/The Laptop Experience/Introduction


OLPC Human Interface Guidelines/The Laptop Experience/Zoom Metaphor


OLPC Human Interface Guidelines/The Laptop Experience/The Frame


OLPC Human Interface Guidelines/The Laptop Experience/Bulletin Boards


View Source

While Bulletin-boards provide a layer of abstraction on top of any given activity, the View Source button allows one to look behind the activity, peeling away layers of abstraction in order to reveal the underlying codebase which makes it tick.

The Journal

Temporal Organization

Timeline...

Level of detail...

Granularity...

Falloff...

A Typical Journal Entry

Implicit...

Explicit...

The Power of Metadata

Implicit...

Ratings...

Use frequency...

Powerful Filtered Searching & Sorting

Filtering...

Sorting...

Special filters: about to be removed, lazy deleted (trash can), in progress...

Implicit Versioning System

Automatic, incremental saves...

Viewing revision history...

Automatic Backup and Restore

Automatic backups to server...

Full restore (temporal)...

Partial restore(by object)...

Temporary restore...

The Journal as a Progress Indicator

Two stages for entries...

Design Fundamentals [[Human Interface Guidelines/{{{curr}}}|{{{curr}}}]] Activities