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The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
The mental model of timelines
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The mental model of timelines

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About the mental model of timelines. How to apply the mental model of time and timelines when designing interfaces. …

About the mental model of timelines. How to apply the mental model of time and timelines when designing interfaces.

Presentation for the World Information Architecture Day 2012, Ghent, Belgium.

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  1. THE MENTAL MODEL OF TIMELINES #WIAD –WORLD IA DAY 2012 #IA2012GENT – FEBRUARI 11, 2012 WOUTER WALGRAEVE - NASCOM
  2. HI!I AM WOUTER WALGRAEVE AND I WORK AT NASCOM
  3. I LOVESCIENCE FICTION
  4. CLASSIC EXAMPLES OFTHE BOOTSTRAP PARADOX THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT …
  5. SF IS OFTEN ABOUTMESSING UP TIME
  6. THE MENTAL MODEL OF TIMELINES ABOUT THE TITLE
  7. so, this presentation talks about TIME
  8. past now future
  9. Every now become a past,every future becomes a now.
  10. structuresequence order sort
  11. 5 ways to un-LATCH content
  12. Location – Alphabet – Time – Category - Hierarchy
  13. … and deals withMENTAL MODELS
  14. discovering the patterns of thoughts
  15. THE MENTAL MODEL OF TIMELINES HISTORY OF ‘TIME’
  16. NOTION OF TIME
  17. THE SEQUENCE OFDAY & NIGHT
  18. CAPTURED BY ASUNDIAL
  19. the sundial became a clock
  20. clockwisecounterclockwiseanticlockwise
  21. COINCIDENCE?
  22. a vertical sundial goes counterclockwise (in the northern hemisphere)
  23. JUST LIKETHE MUNSTER ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK
  24. THE MENTAL MODEL OF TIMELINES TIME AS A SPIRAL
  25. THE FUTURE TRAVELSCLOCKWISE
  26. THE MENTAL MODEL OF TIMELINES FROM SPIRAL TO TIMELINE
  27. THE SEQUENCE OFDAY & NIGHT
  28. MAPPED ON OUR MENTAL MODEL OF THE EARTH
  29. HALFWAY QUIZwhich way does the earth rotate?
  30. BONUS QUESTIONand is that CW or CCW?
  31. past now future
  32. past now future
  33. first last next next next next next next
  34. first lastbeginning end
  35. earlier now later
  36. before item afterolder more recent
  37. before item after older items more recent itemsprevious page next page
  38. first last
  39. first last
  40. first eldestlast most recent
  41. first eldestlast most recent
  42. first eldestlast most recent
  43. first lasteldest most recent
  44. first last eldest most recent last lastmost recent most recent
  45. eldestmost recent
  46. most recent eldestmost recent eldest
  47. most recent eldest
  48. C A P R E 6 before item after ID E 5 older itemsprevious page S L more recent items next page
  49. when you click left when you click rightmore recent items older items older items more recent itemsprevious page next page
  50. after item beforemore recent items older items previous page next page
  51. most recent eldest
  52. most recent eldest
  53. most recent eldest
  54. most recent eldest
  55. most recent eldest
  56. WRAP UP
  57. IT’S OK TO GO: clockwiseleft, right, up, down
  58. IT’S OK TO GO: from to top/left tobottom/right & vice versa
  59. YOU’LL GET INTO TROUBLE WHEN YOU GOfrom to bottom/left totop/right & vice versa
  60. YOU’LL GET INTO TROUBLE WHEN YOU GOcounterclockwise
  61. AND YET…. visit PLURK.com, see how it challenges your mental model of the horizontal timeline, use it for one week…and be convinced their interface makes perfectly sense.
  62. TIME’S UP…twitter me: @wouterwalgraeve
  63. WHUFFIES TO www.flickr.com/photos/hellmy www.flickr.com/photos/the_diner www.flickr.com/photos/max_zoomer www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigodomingos www.flickr.com/photos/7456216@N08www.flickr.com/photos/sacred_destinations www.flickr.com/photos/the_diner www.flickr.com/photos/telstar
  64. NASCOMINFO@NASCOM.BE@NASCOM ON TWITTER

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