Alex Wright


October 28, 2003

Infovis has posted a few snapshots of Aero, the "life immersion" component of Longhorn, Microsoft's next-generation Windows UI. This so-called Carousel View seems to pick right up on Microsoft VP of R&D Rick Rashid's social networks shpiel at ETCON a couple of years ago (commented on here).

Longhorn Carousel snapshot

I am left wondering whether anyone is ever going to come up with a visual metaphor for social networks other than a hyperbolic tree?

(via iaslash)

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