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In reply to: Kids who grew up with search engines could change STEM education forever - The Verge

This, for me, points to the arbitrariness of the desktop” as a prime metaphor in computer user interfaces.

It made sense at the birth of contemporary computing — business suits and what not — but maybe there’s a new paradigm worth exploring? Something not so exceedingly boring. Something that embraces scale, or relationships that can’t be easily modeled in 3d space?