Distinguishing old data from fresh data
I don’t want my computer to forget anything, unless I tell it to.
But I want everything annotated by time: when it was created, modified, and used. And I want the annotation to be ambient; subtly shown all the time.
My web browser favorites should fade away if I haven’t visited them in a long time. I should be able to look at my contacts and see who I call or correspond with the most, and to “touch” or mark the ones I see in the flesh, the interactions the contact manager doesn’t know about.
My favorite thing about NoteScraps is that I don’t have to organize anything. Time organizes, and the old stuff just falls to the bottom of the pile.