The Visualisation of Structural Complexity: Some Thoughts on the 21st Anniversary of the Displays Group
A 21st birthday party should be a joyful celebration of something achieved and the promise of much to come. Like the British Computer Society itself, the Displays Group has spanned a revolutionary period in technological development. At the macro level, society seems to have accepted the information revolution and has painfully absorbed the changes entailed in habits of work and thought. At the micro level, the Displays Group has seen and influenced the life cycles of at least three main display technologies: refresh, storage and raster. What can we learn from this experience and what do the next 21 years hold?
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