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Giving users the power to customize proprietary software

Molly Wood Apr 1, 2010
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Giving users the power to customize proprietary software

Molly Wood Apr 1, 2010
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Researchers at the University of Washington are working on a project that could, in effect, make any proprietary software open source.

Prefab works not on the underlying software source code, but on the pixels that all programs put on screens. Prefab would allows users to change those pixels around to create new features in all their programs.

Guest: James Fogarty, University of Washington

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