I heart EtherPeg, and the randomness of life that makes pieces like
Originally uploaded by benhollingsworth.
It will be interesting to see Google's reaction to Bjarke's wonderful little set of extensions that make use of Google's sweet Gmail service. Effectively turning the 2Gb of email storage into a folder driven 'net storage area. It doesn't really matter if the Gmail boffins have come up with this already, Google can either allow this utilisation to continue, or they can shut the door/introduce their own version, and look like Class A bastards!
Given Google's excellent reputation on integrity and public-interest (with the exception of their China Crisis, it will be interesting to see which way they will fall. Little login-notify applets are all well and good, but this is re-engineering at its best; not least for the lateral thinking it exhibits. Personally, I think there is a great deal of Kudos in the balance here.
Well it didn't take long for a reasonably plausible 'we came up with it first' story, did it?!
No, Really. For example :