Great Find: DONTCLICK.IT by Institute for Interactive Research
Target Audience: Anyone interested in web interfaces and interactivity
Content: The Institute has packed more information than first meets the eye when you enter this award-winning, flash-driven website. Everywhere you mouse over you will find options to learn and invesigate without ever needing to click.
You can play a game called Housecamp. It’s a bit addictive and not easy. You can cast your vote for clickless interactivity and try out several types of clickless button interfaces. You can explore the history of computers, leave a message in the crowd of visitors, and much, much more. Look for something behind every word you see. In the experiment lab, you can replay how others moved through the site. This website is like a giant puzzle. Enjoy and explore at the same time.
Be sure to mouse over the gold seal on the opening screen before you go in.
Who knows? There may come a day when the words click here will be history.
–ME “Liz” Strauss