SeaDragon and Magic Ink

Connie’s Friday Fillip of a while back included a link to this amazing paper, Magic Ink, which reconceptualizes computer programming as information design and graphical design. Combined with this startling presentation from TED of what Microsoft is doing with SeaDragon, which allows endless zooming in and out, I think the end of the HTML website is nigh. Imagine a Google Earth of your entire collection, only you design the landscape. Time to learn more about the graphical representation of information.

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