July 15, 2022
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A New View

ACM Hypertext was in Barcelona, a small but (I thought) good conference. My papers this year were gloomy — the Web Conference paper was gloomy as well. That’s the nature of the time.

In addition to many tasty meals, Barcelona featured some fine sights. Here’s the gatehouse to Gaudi’s Park Güell.

A New View

It's been a while since we’ve had a really new hypertext visualization. I wonder what might be done, starting with this notion of trencadis, mosaics based on broken tiles and random shapes. I’ve been doing some quick software sketches. Here’s one:

A New View

Lots of rough edges, but then, the aesthetic is about rough edges, too. A lot of white space, but not nearly as much as we have with boxes and arrows, and the whitespace shows a bit of energy,