In much the same way that people complain about there being ‘nothing’ good on TV, a similar criticism is leveled at the Web/Internet. I think that in both cases, it’s an empty argument. Have you ever flipped through your cable guide and noticed how many educational channels there are?
As you know, we love featuring ‘green’ and/or environmentally related advances in technology, and here’s another. This time, a team in the Department of Materials Science at MIT have devised a roof tile that changes its surface reflectivity depending on the temperature. In a nutshell, at low temps, it absorbs as much sunshine and heat… Continue reading MIT Team Develops Temperature-Dependent Color Changing Roof Tiles
Imagine walking around with a mobile computing device embedded in your clothes or hanging around your neck that lets you compute, take photos and more without needing to actually handle a device. Instead you use gestures and your fingers to ‘perform’ the computer commands. SixthSense is a project run out of the MIT Media Lab… Continue reading Wearable computing’s next step – gestures only, no handheld device