Building an Internet of Things (video. What happens when objects start to post their position and status on the internet?
Amazing things. Massive data collection could change the world. Companies all over the globe are working on ways to use tracking and internet connectivity to give new digital life to physical objects and locations. French company Violet‘s special stamps trigger email alerts and messages when you move items around your house. Drop your keys on a sensor, and your spouse can know you got home safely. ioBridge gives you the hardware and software to hack together devices that let your Twitter Feed control your TV, or allow your garage door to have a Facebook Status. Web 2.0 Expo SF 2010: Tim O'Reilly, "State of the Internet Opera. The Future Of The Web: Where Will We Be In Five Years? Nov 03 2009 We’re approaching the end of 2009, and many people are wondering what the future will bring.
While no one can predict for sure what the Internet holds in its future, there are indicators and trends that can point us in the right direction. Can 'Curation' Save Media? LeWeb'10. Web 2.0 Events: Co-produced by UBM TechWeb and O'Reilly Conferen.
Awesome things that haven't been invented. /aiGesture: Video Gesture Recognition. 10/6/2004 Introduction this is a quick article about putting together an application to recognize gestures through a video feed. a gesture is a movement of the hand or body that has some significance. e.g. in the real-world a well known gesture is shrugging your shoulders. most people recognize that action as meaning you dont know. e.g. in the .NET programming world, the Tablet PC API has a gesture reco system, which might be used to edit text. such as if you scribble back and forth over a word, then the word will be erased.
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Science, Courtesy www.artvsscience.net This July, I’ll be teaching a course I developed on the intersections of contemporary art and science, for Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). My students are advanced high schoolers, attending two-week courses on physics, robotics, aerospace engineering, and biology, among other lab sciences. Many of them have had no academic art experience.