Tiny lights can be found on myriad electronic devices from toothbrushes and wristwatches to mobile phones and modems. All of these gadgets use flashing LED lights to communicate information in a slightly different way. While some light blinks make sense … Continue reading
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Electronic missives are a constant feature of the modern office. But how much does receiving and responding to email throughout the day steal our focus and stress us out? Researchers from the University of California Irvine and the U.S. Army … Continue reading
The CHI 2012 conference is in Austin, TX this year, May 5-12. I’ll be reporting from the event, posting videos, interviews, and short write-ups of interesting projects. In the meantime, watch the video teaser below.
Today, Technology Review is running a story of mine about a type of interface for mobile phones in which a person gestures with her hands instead of tapping buttons or icons. The gestures, which could trace simple line drawings like … Continue reading