StarCursors in ContentSpace: Abstractions of people and places (13 Nov 1998)
From supermarkets to web sites, data are being gathered on us all the time. Putting people in control of their data is key to personalize services or empower communities which share common interests. At home, on the move or at work we shift between diverse social contexts, alternative representations of content, fragmented communication aids and disconnected applications on a variety of platforms. Virtual worlds modeled on a literal representation of us and our surroundings promise intuitive navigation and communication cues, but inherit all the natural constraints and barriers.
Article URL: http://hci.stanford.edu/seminar/abstracts/98-99/981113-rankin.html
(Paul Rankin, Philips Research, Redhill, UK)
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