"A good musical collaboration is like a Jackson Pollock of musical paint, where everyone's throwing ideas at a canvas and some of them stick ..."
"Intelligent collaboration is like improvisational music, with each musician making a unique contribution, but with the band as a whole creating something ..."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.