21.083 • at home with H J K L

developing a keyboard-centric mentality

March 24, 2021

  • documenting keyboard usage in the PHOTON platform
    • my setup
    • my configurations
    • screenkey
  • System76 LAUNCH keyboard
  • rethinking human computer interactions

Attachments : 9

Paradigms of Movement

navigating a pointer within a structure of information

  • keyboard as an instrument
  • translating thoughts to reality
  • martial arts
    • school of movement
    • training and practice

Hierarchical Structures

navigating massive nested trees of data

  • navigation
  • hierarchies from the root to the bits at the end
    • sets within sets within sets
  • paths
  • pointers
  • parents, siblings, children
  • situational awareness


pointer and prompt

  • pointer within the data structure
  • prompt for commands
  • context
  • keymapping
  • capturing key sequences


terminal fuzzy finder

can narrow down any list that is passed to it