• fast dynamic views & dynamic displays

    Based on our previous meeting, thinking and talking with Chris, I have noted down an issue of what we are referring to as a rich, dynamic view of blog articles: I am convinced that in order for the symbol manipulation Doug Engelbart spoke so highly off to be realised, we will have to developed much richer visual authoring and reading environments, both in terms of the visual presentation and the speed and smoothness of interaction. For the jrnl project we have our priorities and here are some further thoughts based on our last group chat: Visually Rich I feel that it will be important to use a visually bigger, wider…

  • 10/8/2018: Notes from call with Frode and team

    Participants Shane Gibson Frode Hegland Christopher Gutteridge Gyuri Lajos Introductions Chris Gutteridge: Works for University of Southampton, been there for 20+ years, works in OpenData, worked with Ted Nelson, doing a PhD in scholarly communication. When Frode started his project, Chris got involved because they had a lot of similarities. Chris comes from a very different perspective, had a bit of a brainstorm about Doug Englebart ideas and how to port them into WP. Chris is a developer himself. One of the ideas is some very simple and easy to understand components in WP, posts, categories, tags, etc, if you could treat those all as entities so that other applications…

  • Sketch first Sprint work breakdown structure

    Exploring what could we build together for the 9th of December demo This is an experiment to see if it is possible to manually publish to word press from the MindGraph plain HTML. Then experiment with HRSHTML 9th December, my Priorities – jrnl Liquid Information Publish from Author to WordPress : High Resolution Addressing – liquid thoughts identifying what could we demo within two weeks Existing capabilities Author export to WordPress MindGraph Roundtrip High Resolution Structured HTML into MindGraph Graph visualization, Manipulation Right Thought Editing Grap First Sprint Capabilities that could possibly be completed within two weeks MindGraph Import HRSHTML from WordPress Export HRSHTML to WordPress WordPress Plugin Providing a…

  • Agenda, 8 October 2018

    This will be the first meeting with Shane. We will be discussing how to produce something useful for the 9th of December based on what I (Frode) have posted in my ‘priorities‘ post on this blog. It is expected that other priorities should also be blogged and I will link to them here. Architecture We will need to spend some time discussing the project architecture to make sure our wishes don’t contradict other wished for functionalities. Responsibilities We will then discuss who is in charge of what aspect and what  we will actually build. Timeline Our timeline is a hard deadline 9th of December with an initial deadline in about two…

  • Meeting with Chris Gutteridge 5th of Sept 2018

    Christopher Gutteridge and I had a half day work and discussion session on the project. Decisions We decided that we should work on published documents, not live documents as in Google Docs. We further affirmed what may be obvious; that we want to make any additions modular so that anyone can plug any component into their wordpress install without needing the rest. Major components of work will a fast query engine and a view engine for a list/timeline view and text interactions when reading a document.   Actions We plan to hire an external wordpress developer for a reality check before moving further. I have noted down our priorities as…