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Squishy Interfaces: Take that Microsoft Surface!

So we all know and love large touchable interfaces…take a gander at DIS.PLAY over at engadget. It’s sweet, squishy fun.

impress – flexible display from Sillenet on Vimeo.

Information Design: making a new Alphabet

This really blew my mind – it’s like doing math in Roman Numerals and then doing math with Arabic numbers. What is XVII times VCII? I dunno.

But 100 X 4 is easy. This change in fundamental technology a thousand years ago made a real impact on people’s lives.

In genetics, scientists use CGAT to indicate gene […]

who wants widgets? Everyone!

Wow…just found this cool timeline of the history of widgets.

Two things I like: The timeline navigation itself – two levels of granularity allow you to pan through decades quickly, or scroll year by year.

Also, it’s interesting to see how Widgets became this metaphor for easy interchangability. My earliest recollection of the term was in 1986’s […]