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CHAPTER

7

Mixing the reactive with thepersonal

Opportunities for end user programming in personalinformation management (PIM)

Max Van Kleek,1 Paul André,2 Brennan Moore,1 David Karger,1 m.c. schraefel2

1 MIT CSAIL

2 ECS, University of Southampton

ABSTRACT

The transition of personal information management (PIM) tools off the desktop to the Web presents an opportunity to augment these tools with capabilities provided by the wealth of real-time information readily available. In this chapter, we describe a personal information assistance engine that lets end users delegate to it various simple context- and activity-reactive tasks and reminders. Our system, Atomate, treats RSS/ATOM feeds from social networking and life-tracking sites as sensor streams, ...

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