Objects / Events 5,000 years ago End of second millennium Bible Old Testament User Manual Incantations Prayers a: Gestures Bowing & praying Typing & mouse clicks If God is displeased Plagues Bad command or filename If God is angry Fire and brimstone General Protection fault Ideological conflict Monotheism Vs Polytheism Monouism Vs Polyuism God is on our side War Litigation
Because business and economic needs played such an important role in the development of the international telephone system, mono ui sm has already been established with telephones; if it had not been, when you travel to another country you would have to learn a completely new set of commands to use a telephone control panel which bears no resemblance in layout, number of keys, or legends to the keypad you use at home. If you wanted to dial the USA you would need a specially installed USA telephone with a special direct connection to the USA. Yet today, nearly all computer systems and software are designed exactly like that!
Can anyone even begin to estimate the cost of not having compatible user interfaces in computers, cars, homes, offices, shops etc.?