Digital

Googles Data Glasses

Update: The post about Googles Data Glasses is quite a few weeks old now and in the meantime Google published a video with its Data Glasses. I´m pretty sure that most of you already have seen this video. But I

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Predicting the Future of Computing

Have you ever tried to predict the future? Well, as you may know this is a tough one and famous people already tried… and most of them failed. Especially when it comes to computing. Technology is evolving so fast –

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My little piece of Privacy

The german media artist Niklas Roy tried to protect his privacy with this nice project. He wrote the following sentences to describe the reasons for this project: “My workshop is located in an old storefront with a big window facing

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Composite Photograph

Details coming soon… You´ll find a few informations here: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2011/11/composite-photograph-made-from-500-self-portrait/?src=footer

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Holo Desk

“HoloDesk is a novel interactive system combining an optical see through display and Kinect camera to create the illusion that users are directly interacting with 3D graphics.” Star Wars had 3D Holograms. That was like 1977. Since then people tried to figure

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GPII

“Building a Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure to make accessible technologies easier, less expensive, and more effective.” (Quelle: http://gpii.net/)

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Brainport Vision

There are people in this world who actually can´t see. This is easy to forget since most of us aren´t visually impaired and therefore use eyes with such obviousness. To get a better feeling for how it feels like to

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GraIL (Graphical Input Language)

Alan Kay demos GraIL (Graphical Input Language) and with it, he marks the first step in graphical programming. It features type-recognition and a pen as input device. While watching this video remember that the year was 1968 and computers didn´t have

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Le Chal – Shoe for the Visually Impaired

Great things happen these days when it comes to adapting technology for impaired people. Anirudh Sharma, a Information Technology Engineer, from Rajasthan Technical University developed a system known as “Le Chal” (which translated in Hindi to “Take Along”). The system

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Being John Malkovich

Given a photo of person A, we seek a photo of person B with similar pose and expression. Solving this problem enables a form of puppetry, in which one person appears to control the face of another. When deployed on

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Marble Answering Machine

The Marble Answering Machine is a physical visualization of a system. It simplifies the interaction with a telephone and its answering machine. The concept is just brilliant and i wonder why this product never hit the market…

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Ivan Sutherland: Sketchpad

This video is a TV show made about the software Ivan Sutherland developed in his 1963 thesis at MIT’s Lincoln Labs. The software is called “Sketchpad, A Man-Machine Graphical Communication System”. It is described as one of the most influential

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