More Temporal User Interfaces: Lifestreams

stilist recently pointed me towards Eric Freeman and David Gelernter's Lifestreams Project, a concept for a temporal replacement for the desktop metaphor we use today.

Concept for a temporal file management system

Some very interesting ideas. Further reading: According to David Gelernter, the desktop metaphor is obsolete. He wants to move beyond space - to time A Conversation with David Gelernter THE SECOND COMING - A MANIFESTO (By David Gelernter)

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But wait, there's more!

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