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Submission + - New Magic vs. The Old GUI

An anonymous reader writes: Interesting perspective on Google as a "new magic" user interface, taking over from GUIs, like GUIs took over from CLIs: "What other "magical" approaches are there to the things Google doesn't do? It's like asking, circa 1985, what else can you do with a graphical user interface other than help people run an operating system?"
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New Magic vs. The Old GUI

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