Any Trekkie or even TNG/DS9/Voyager fan will know what LCARS stands for: Library Computer Access & Retrieval System. It's the cool completely touch- and voice-driven computer interface seen on those three shows. An idea popped into my head today in Western Civ. class: most of the technologies needed to make such a system a reality on the personal computing level (meaning without a central computer and terminals) are already present in Mac OS X. Wouldn't it be cool if I could do a large-scale OS X mod to make it more like LCARS? It would take some modification of Voice Over and a full implementation of a touchscreen design. It could also include some look modifications, like changes to the menubar icons (including Spotlight and the Apple), About This Mac window, and login window. I've already begun (kind-of) work on the project, and I'd love some help. If anyone is interested and is talented in the sort of work that needs to be done, please let me know.
Cheers! :-)
- JediJoker

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