An operating system paradigm based upon using screens within the screen as a graphical method of interaction with the computer. Xerox PARC developed the first windows type interface, followed by Apple, whose Macintosh personal computer introduced windows to a mass market. Now commonly associated with Microsoft, which introduced its first Microsoft Windows in 1983.

Articles on that refer to Windows

Seeing Through the Window By Neil Gershenfeld
Chapter 10: Seeing Through Windows By Neil Gershenfeld
Whither Psychoanalysis in a Computer Culture? By Sherry Turkle
Turing's Prophecy By Ray Kurzweil
Chapter 7: Rights and Responsibilities By Neil Gershenfeld
Cyborg Babies and Cy-Dough-Plasm By Sherry Turkle
When Will HAL Understand What We Are Saying? Computer Speech Recognition and Understanding By Ray Kurzweil
The Age of Spiritual Machines: Timeline By Ray Kurzweil
Streams By David Gelernter
The Central Metaphor of Everything? By Jaron Lanier

News Articles that refer to Windows

'Nimda' virus outbreak spreads worldwide
Is Portable Video Ready for Its Close-Up?
Sasser computer worm wriggles worldwide
Microsoft Releases Service Pack 2
Steve Omohundro: Building self-aware AI systems
Azure: Can Microsoft Meld Windows with the Web?
'Adaptive Brain Interface Technology' Turns Thoughts Into Actions on Screen
Adobe launches tool for creating 3-D Web worlds
'Aaron': Art From the Machine
Clinton reading Kurzweil's The Age of Spiritual Machines

Related Links

A Brief History of Microsoft Windows
History of the Graphical User Interface