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Re: YouTube video?

From: Thomas Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 15:20:57 -0500
To: "gordon@gordondunsire.com" <gordon@gordondunsire.com>
Cc: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>, Joe Provenzano <provenzano@wis.edu>
Message-ID: <20110119202057.GA1444@octavius>
On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 02:57:28PM -0500, Thomas Baker wrote:
> Maybe the bottom of the screen could continually show a narrow
> window of triples scrolling up and down, sometimes faster,
> sometimes slower, pausing to highlight a subject here, finding
> a matching object there. When a match is found, then, show the
> match above the triples window by zooming out on the current
> photo or book, placing it to the left, placing the object
> on the right, adding a predicate between the two to describe
> the connection.  Once this has been narrated, zoom in on the
> object resource so that it takes up the whole screen while
> triples resume scrolling in the window below in the search
> for the next random or instructive connection.

Hmm, maybe Subject, Predicate, and Object could
spin, and stop, like the reels of a slot machine.
While they're spinning, they scroll through thousands
of triples in a blur; when they stop, they lock in 
on one or more triples.  Instead of cherries and lemons,
the reels could show thumbnail images, or the center
reel could show a predicate.

If people want to keep the list focused on our real
work I'd be happy to take this offline...


Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Received on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 20:21:35 UTC

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