Boosted Inspiration Series Part 1. 32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow - Interactive Feature. Electric Clothes Physicists at Wake Forest University have developed a fabric that doubles as a spare outlet.
When used to line your shirt — or even your pillowcase or office chair — it converts subtle differences in temperature across the span of the clothing (say, from your cuff to your armpit) into electricity. And because the different parts of your shirt can vary by about 10 degrees, you could power up your MP3 player just by sitting still. According to the fabric’s creator, David Carroll, a cellphone case lined with the material could boost the phone’s battery charge by 10 to 15 percent over eight hours, using the heat absorbed from your pants pocket. Richard Morgan. The 13 Things to Take Away from SxSW (Besides a Crippling Hangover) Boulder Digital Works joined the hordes of nerds and hipsters at this year’s SxSW Interactive, and they left with some good memories.
On their return to Boulder, they revisited their experiences in Austin and summarized them for all of you unable to attend this year. Here are some quick takeaways from the Interactive section of the conference. The findings have been distilled down to five categories that BDW deemed most relevant to the industry: Social/Mobile, Gamification, New Brand Practices, the Agile Model, and Applied Transmedia. Retro is the new black Breakfast was my favorite.
STARTUP. TECHNOLOGIES. Mary Meeker’s Annual Internet Trends Report - Digits. MOBILE. HYLOCAL.