Computers can aid humans in our most noble endeavors: art, science, thinking, self-improvement. But today’s dominant computing platforms increasingly work against the needs of creative professionals.
Ink & Switch is an independent research lab working on this problem.
- Upwelling: Combining real-time collaboration with version control for writers (2023)
- Untangle: Solving problems with fuzzy constraints (2023)
- Inkbase: Programmable Ink (2022)
- Potluck: Dynamic documents as personal software (2022)
- Crosscut: Drawing dynamic models (2022)
- Peritext: A CRDT for Rich-Text Collaboration (2021)
- Backchannel: A relationship-based digital identity system (2021)
- Cambria: Translate your data with lenses (2020)
- Pushpin: Towards Production-Quality Peer-to-Peer Collaboration (2020)
- Local-first software: You own your data, in spite of the cloud (2019)
- End-user programming: Empowered computing (2019)
- Muse: Designing a studio for ideas (2019)
- Pixelpusher: Real-time peer-to-peer collaboration with React (2018)
- Capstone: A tablet for thinking (2018)
- Slow software: Observations on latency (2018)
In addition to research, we also spin out production software.
- The beautiful Muse application, created by our friends and colleagues, is a spatial canvas to support deep thinking.
- Automerge, an ongoing collaboration with Martin Kleppmann, is a data-structure for building local-first applications.
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