Originally Posted By: BBC News
An online screensaver and social network for people with Alzheimer's and their carers has won a Microsoft-led software design prize.

"Memories are made of this" was designed by Said Dajani, website manager for the Alzheimer's Society.

The tool includes a screen saver which carers could use as a memory prompt, uploading text, images and video clips.

Microsoft's engineers will now turn the concept into reality, with the aim of implementing the system.

DesignIT is an annual competition to champion the work of software designers and reverse the stereotypes of IT managers as "geeks".

A good choice by Microsoft imho.


BBC News Report