Future of Web Interfaces Slides

20 February 2008


A Blue Perspective: Future of Web Interfaces Slides

Here are the slides (PDF, 69MB) for the presentation I gave at Web Directions South 2007, and updated to present at Web Directions North 2008, minus my dry wit (and stuttering, perplexed forgetfulness).

Actually, it's minus a fair bit. This presentation was chock full of video – 1.7GB worth, to be exact. So you won't get any of that. But a PDF might do you some good, so here it is (PDF, 69MB).

The presentation itself is about where I see web design heading in the next couple of years. In a nutshell: designs will become even more flexible and users will get control of the interface.


Update 07/04/2008: The podcast is available for download.


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  1. 1/10

    Jochen Boruschek commented on 20 February 2008 @ 00:17

    Hi Cameron, I've tried to open the .pdf but Adobe Reader 8 says that the file is damaged and can't be opened.... Now I'm even more curious about your slides :-)) Can you fix it?

  2. 2/10

    The Man in Blue commented on 20 February 2008 @ 00:27

    Hmmm ... that's weird Jochen.

    It opens fine for me in Preview *and* Acrobat 8.

    Maybe you caught the files halfway through my uploading them. Try re-downloading the file and giving it a shot. It should be 69MB.

  3. 3/10

    Georg Matzat commented on 20 February 2008 @ 10:09

    Download worked fine with me - I am glad I don't use dial up anymore ;) Thanks for sharing the slides!

  4. 4/10

    Margret commented on 20 February 2008 @ 12:43

    Your prediction for the future of websites will no doubt become true.

  5. 5/10

    Daniel commented on 23 February 2008 @ 22:40

    Not a small blue one :-), but no probs with download/slides! some good modular layout examples...

  6. 6/10

    Alen commented on 23 February 2008 @ 23:37

    "You can't make a design tht's perfect for everyone but we have learnt to adapt flexibility.".....true words.....Design should be directed toward human beings.To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.
    Nice presentation.

  7. 7/10

    Leon commented on 25 February 2008 @ 17:42

    Is there an audio or text transcript of your talk that can go with the slides?

  8. 8/10

    Tom commented on 26 February 2008 @ 07:42

    Download and it also worked fine on my PC. Thanks for sharing!

  9. 9/10

    The Man in Blue commented on 27 February 2008 @ 14:44

    Hi Leon, there should be a podcast up soon at:


  10. 10/10

    Diana commented on 28 February 2008 @ 10:12

    Glad i was ther to see your presentation in person (and had a seat). I must remember to get your autograph next time! Just been checking out the new BBC site, its pretty nice, and of course I went for the red background. http://www.bbc.co.uk/

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