CNET News reports:
"..about an experimental "Web operating system" that a small team at MIT created. YouOS is an online platform with a window-based, graphical user interface. The service has handy applications on it, like an RSS reader, an email client, and a text editor. The team has opened up the platform so other people can write applications for it, and many have -- there are nearly 200 applications you can install on your own YouOS account.Web OS may be the beginning of something new or maybe it may die on the vine.
One of the default applications on YouOS is a Web browser, which is ironic, since the browser runs under YouOS, which in turn is displayed in your computer's browser, which of course runs on your computer's operating system. "