Garments of Paradise by Susan Elizabeth
"The new devices do not aspire to visual complication or unconventional semantics beyond what their 'customizable' interfaces allow. Indeed customization in digital devices is often a lie about personal modification (control) when choices are actually predetermined—although the devices might be hacked by individual users making unscripted changes." -- Susan Elizabeth
Ivan Sutherland's first computer VR heads-up display, Sword of Damocles from 1960s. You can read more about this in the book.