Highlights Space

Just finished the design for the new Highlights space which I will develop with two of our Open-Source community members, Avital Oliver and Dudu Buchbut. User Scenario: The user launches the space through the shift-menu The Highlights tool-bar opens allowing the user to: highlight by drag+drop on text (the cursor changes to this icon) repeat … Continue reading Highlights Space

Trails – the story so far (+)

Trails is the upcoming main addition to ShiftSpace it is an an interface for mapping information in the world of ShiftSpace. the idea is that shift (ShiftSpace annotations/interventions/user-generated-content) left on different pages will be trailed together into information maps.

We have been drafting tons of mockups, trying to figure out how should it work, what would be compelling to use? What would be a way to sculpt Trails in a way that would facilitate the potential we see in it? What would be feasible to execute? What would be flexible enough to iterate on as we develop? and so on… Continue reading “Trails – the story so far (+)”

Collabrowsres – A space for ShiftSpace

Collabrowsers is a flash application using Flash Communication Server to allow for a realtime chat and realtime data transfer of the current browsed url. It is using ShiftSpace to be inserted as a transparent layer above any website. Data passed through ShiftSpace to the Flash movie and through it to the FlashCom allows the users … Continue reading Collabrowsres – A space for ShiftSpace