Tags and liberal interpretations


This poppeed into my RSS reader just now. It was tagged as ‘UI’ in Flickr.


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The tagger in question must either be an exceptionally lateral thinker to consider this plate of green beans and a bit of chicken as a user interface, or he/she ate this in the context of something UI…


Another pic tagged ‘UI’ that crept into my RSS UI recently includes something closer to what we might agree really is a UI pic:


After the gig of my own Sarjana Sains graduation


And now we’re in the heartlands of UI…this:


Wattenberg Wattenberg Wattenberg


and this (is a UI mystery to me):


Bosch Dry UI


What do I need to operate the above? Buttons!:


bowling_ui


Houston, we have a problem:


Picture 15


Aha…now THIS is a what I call UI!:


magicbook


mmm…ok, the following *just* about counts:


Non-mechanical Traffic Light Control


Aaaaand nope. We’ve gone liberal once more:



Yes, rubbish comes though regularly (even the occasional gourmet meal). Tagging is by no means a perfect way to share and find stuff, but it can bring you a gem or two once in while. I’m staying subscribed.

Comments (4)

  1. Björn Graf says:

    Well, seeing that the meal poster seems to be from the Netherlands (or some other Benelux country) this UI might be the same as the German UI: a synonym for Wow – this is interpretation is backed up by the piscture, sort of; it’s an overloaded dish after all :]

    A problem that’ll araise around tags will be the language of the involved individuals it seems…

  2. I hate to say this, honey, but computers are just about 0,2 % of the human culture…

  3. rexmedorum says:

    Yes yes he is an exceptional thinker, but

    to put you out of your misery :)

    Ui is the Duth word for ‘union’ 😀

    Not everyone speaks Enlish you know 😛

  4. rexmedorum says:

    Ui is the Dutch word for union, so it’s not rubish it’s in fact excelent!!!