Alex Wright


January 5, 2005

Musicplasma creates visualizations of collaborative filtering data about musical artists. While these kinds of hyperbolic treemaps are hardly a new idea, I think the execution works pretty well here; unlike most of those cloying Brain-style interfaces, I can actually envision using this thing.

I would love to see them incorporate more structured data, like album names and track lists, and relationships between individual musicians. I could easily envision this as a kind of musical Semantic Web browser, like an RDF version of Pete Frame's Rock Family Trees.

(via battelle)

File under: User Experience

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