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Mary Czerwinski

Mary Czerwinski is a Principal Researcher and Manager in the Visualization and Interaction Research Group at Microsoft Research and adjunct faculty member in Psychology at the University of Washington.

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Designing Integrated Digital Work Environments

The computer's metaphorical desktop, with its onscreen windows and hierarchy of folders, is the only digital work environment most users and designers have ever known. Yet empirical studies show that the traditional desktop design does not provide sufficient support for today's real-life tasks involving collaboration, multitasking, multiple roles, and diverse technologies. In Beyond the Desktop Metaphor, leading researchers and developers consider design approaches for a post-desktop future.