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Leap Motion FirstThoughts

June 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

A little more than a year ago we wrote a piece on the upcoming release of a device which we thought would make a huge impact on the state of natural user interfaces for [...]

The Near Future Of Photography

September 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

While  looking back recently on what we have worked on in 2013, we realized we have done quite a few articles on photography and related gear; maybe too many. So when our [...]

NUI FirstThoughts

March 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Jeff Han set the user-interface world on fire with his FTIR-based multi-touch technology presentation at the 2006 TED conference. The interface’s ease of use was [...]

Disruptive Tech

January 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Disruptive technologies come along every so often. Keeping an eye out for them has been one of our interests ever since we read Clayton Christensen’s books on [...]

First 100 Digits

November 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Using some of the techniques in The Memory Bible and Mind Hacks, we started on our goal to memorize the first 50 digits of Pi. We tried a few different techniques, but [...]

Spaced-Repetition Learning

November 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

Every once in a while, we read something that sticks with us. In 2008, we came upon an article by Gary Wolf in Wired magazine which did exactly that. It was coincidental [...]

Speed Reading

November 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Is it really possible to read 3,000 to 5,000 words-a-minute? This question had been at the back of our minds for some time. Four years ago we came across a book by Stanley [...]

NeuroSky MindWave Mobile FirstLook

October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

We looked at a product called the MindWave a year ago. The device was a low-cost way to get a glimpse of the electrical activities of the brain. NeuroSky managed to take [...]

Installing ofxKinect for OSX

October 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Playing  with the Kinect hacks are a lot of fun. Getting the hacks to work on the Mac, not so much. OK, not AS much. However, we REALLY REALLY wanted to see the Kinect [...]

Kinect Hacks for OSX

October 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

We  got a Microsoft Kinect 360 camera through Craigslist back in April. The main reason we got it was because the cool Kinect-based hacks, which had been Linux and [...]
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