Galaxy Z Fold 3 Perfect For William Gibson's 'Control-Face'
I'm pretty impressed with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 phone, and it seems like the perfect way to implement what William Gibson called a "control-face" in his 1996 novel Idoru. Check out the remote desktop software demoed in the following video, which should start automatically at about 9:20:
Here's how Gibson described it twenty-five years ago:
Masahiko undid the tip two buttons of his tunic and withdrew a six-inch square of something black and rigid, no thicker than a pane of glass. He brushed it purposefully with the fingers of his right hand, beaded lines of colored light appearing at his touch. Though these were fainter here, washed out by the train's directionless fluorescents, Chia recognized the square as the control-face of the computer she'd seen in his room.
(Read more about William Gibson's control-face)
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