Monthly Archives March 2011

Fantastic Japanese Advert

A fantastic advert for the Sharp Touch Wood mobile phone. I can’t imagine how much work went into planning and building the instrument so that the falling wooden ball would play the piece of music (Bach’s Cantata 147) as it travelled through the forest. I wonder if they left it there? I quite like the idea that it might be out there playing music where no one might hear. Read More…

Could your data betray you?

What all the data we leave behind look like if brought together, and what does this tell us about our privacy? Read More…

Creating 3D Models From a Camera Phone

Microsoft Research demos a mobile phone (cellphone) app, presumably Windows Phone 7, that creates 3D models from photographs using a cloud service. Read More…

Midget & Giant

This made me smile :) Ryuji Nakamura made this paper house to sit in front of the iSight camera on his iMac. Read More…

Tablets Need Pens

Current consumer tablets like the Apple iPad have great touch interfaces, but pen input helps tablets to useful beyond just consuming information to creating documents. Read More…