Do you like to watch others manipulate software? Do you yearn to see developers tweak a UI in real time? If you are the nine people worldwide who would enjoy seeing a software developer run through their own product, then you need to see Dreamer ant, OLPC/Google Summer of Code's Manu Cornetâ€™s blog.Summer of Code video report of his Sugar OS for the One Laptop Per Child program.
I know it is riveting, I know it's mesmerizing, I know you you'll be transfixed by the 10 minutes of video set to music with subtitles explaining what he's doing. I know because I was.
Okay, I was transfixed for the first 12 seconds before my eyes glazed over, but then again, I am ADD and nothing bores me more than someone else running through a script at "normal" speeds. Manu, next time, be quick about it.
Still, I gotta hand it to the guy, his work is impressive and the UI is damn cool.