Finger Tools

Matt Gemmell has come up with a funny multitouch-based replacement for tool palettes:

Hard to tell how well this would work for actual users. It’s not immediately obvious how to initiate or use this system, but it might be quite easy to learn and remember. At any rate, it’s food for thought.

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