New Technologies and Trends
Two articles from The Economist (sent by Glen Argyle). The articles discuss the technology, how it works, and applications. In addition, they discuss some of the issues. For example — the potential posting of designs on the Internet and the protection of intellectual property.
We are Makers: Dale Dougherty discusses innovation and invention (including do-it-yourself satellites).
Visual Search Technology: A demonstration of Google Goggles, which searches by analyzing photographs from Android phones.
Siftables: David Merrill discusses tile-size computers which can change the way people interact with computers.
Sixth Sense: Pranav Mistry presents his sixth sense technology, which integrates gesture recognition, video projection, and other technologies also to change the way people interact with computers.
Headset Which Can Read Brainwaves: Tan Le’s presentation on the technology and potential applications.
The Web of Open-Linked Data: Tim Berners-Lee (who created the World Wide Web) talks about a web of linked data and its implications.
Open Source Software: A cnet presentation on popular Open Source titles.