The Art of Knowledge
Here is a link to some screen shots of Wallop and a small article summarizing it.
- All of these projects look at how to make use of metadata and organize information around clusters, Cheng says. "We've also been influenced by the Longhorn team's thinking around how programming databases influences end-user experiences," she says.
Apparently Wallop's file structure and organization is loosely built around Sapphire - [about sapphire]
- "The prototypes we have developed automatically determine importance of items—what you care about—and relationships between items—what is similar based on current objects, context, etc. We base our design concepts on the way people think and feel (human cognition, memory, personality and emotion.
We've modeled the user experience after way people think and feel, not after the way computer and networks are designed. This simple but fundamental change in perspective has caused us to rethink the fundamental way the system is experienced and designed, from the user experience, to the lowest levels of the system. It's been incredible how quickly people understand our design principles."
Link posted by JVMM : 3:36 PM