Adaptive user interfaces, Magic Ink and contextual awareness

21 Feb 2012 - 12:31pm
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twhume
2012

Hi

Shamefully late, I've come across the Magic Ink essay by Bret Victor[1]. I'm interested in his proposal for an ecosystem by which applications might promote sharing of topic and thus contextual awareness.

I can see this came up on this list back in 2007, but is anyone aware of critiques of this approach; implementations or attempted implementations; or other relevant material I could check out? I'm considering producing a dummy implementation of his proposed ecosystem to test and play with, and I'd like to know what's been done here already since he first wrote his paper.

Thanks in advance

Tom

[1] http://worrydream.com/MagicInk/

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