"The Magic Cap operating system was the most literal take on the desktop metaphor, featuring detailed illustrations of an actual desktop. It even stepped back from the desktop, metaphorically [...] There was office around the virtual desktop, and even a hallway and other rooms."
@mara This was the Data Rover made by some alums from the original Macintosh. The genie lamp pops up a menu of some always-accessible meta commands, the default being Search, File, Print, Spell, Contact, Fax, Beam, Mail, and some room-specific commands.
Genie for “command”.
@mara !! everest pipkin wrote a bit abt this as well https://web.archive.org/web/20200714135951/http://www.continentcontinent.cc/index.php/continent/article/view/334
@mara ok I really wanna know what the magic lamp does
@The_T the predecessor of Siri?
speculation shall begin
@mara lamp, play canyon.mid
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