Mike Conley has been hacking furiously on a new address book, and he’s got a early, web-based prototype for you to give feedback on.
The Modern Address Book is starting it’s first baby steps towards being something useful!
There’s a long way to go, but this is a good first step.
Proposed New AddressBook UI: Part 2.
Proposed New AddressBook UI: Part 1.
We got images coming from EDS! (Pay no attention to the birthdate.)
I think it would be awfully cool if we did something like this, not just in the search box, but also in the list of people you’re sending new messages to!