I found this article last night, and decided to post it here. I thought it seemed quite interesting, and seems to be a bit like Qube, but more advanced.

Athene is an object based operating system that is being developed for use in PC's and embedded systems. It has been designed to work in almost any software and hardware environment and can be reconfigured to suit the requirements of the target system, as well as individual users. The user interface is completely rewriteable and is capable of emulating other interfaces such as the Microsoft Windows and Amiga desktop environments.
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