The Conversational Future of UI/UX

How Large Language Models are Redefining User Interaction

Adi Shmorak

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Gone are the days of endless clicking and scrolling. The future of UI/UX is conversational, and Large Language Models power it.

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A Glimpse into the Past

Do you recall the era when computer mice were groundbreaking?
Or when the iPod Touch introduced us to a world of touch interfaces?
These innovations marked significant milestones in the evolution of UI/UX, transforming how we interacted with technology.

The Digital Evolution

Over the years, the digital landscape has witnessed the emergence of innovative UI components. From buttons and menus, we evolved to accordions, flip cards, carousels, sliders, and tooltips.
These components, while enhancing our interaction with technology, also added layers of complexity.
Take Gmail, for instance. To send an email, you’d:
1. Click the ‘Compose’ button.
2. Select the ‘To:’ field.
3. Begin typing a name.
4. Choose the desired contact.
5. Type a subject
6. Write the body
7. Click send

All that is just for an email.
Think how annoying it would be if, the answer a call on your iPhone, you would need to do two gestures instead of just one swipe.

Almost every seemingly simple task involved many interactions with UI components. And we hate each and every one of them.

The LLM Revolution

Enter Large Language Models. With LLMs, many of our daily tasks are on the brink of transformation. The need for pointing, clicking, dragging, and dropping could soon be a thing of the past.
Instead, imagine a world where a single text box suffices:

“Send an email to John and attach the latest sales report from my Google Drive.”

While we haven’t fully realized this vision, we’re on the cusp of a revolution. Google’s recent upgrade to…

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Adi Shmorak

A Product Manager, Biz Dev Director and Mentor, working with early stage startups, helping them to focus and scale.