I’m intrigued by Mozilla’s plans to work with Adaptive Path on a next-generation browser and desktop user interface, especially its call for submissions from everyday people who would actually end up grappling with the final product.

This clip, the first of four parts, shows the direction in which they’re heading. I see a Max OS X influence near the bottom of the screen, but there’s a part of me that thinks elements of Aurora would be even better if paired with some of the surface computing concepts Microsoft has hinted at in its sneak peek at Windows 7.