Over the past 30 years, designer, writer and Principal Researcher for Microsoft Research Bill Buxton has collected input and interactive devices whose designs he found "interesting, useful or important. In the process, he has assembled a good collection of the history of pen computing, pointing devices, touch technologies, as well as an illustration of the nature of how new technologies emerge." This week, he unveiled his collection at the Computer-Human Interaction conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. An extensive gallery has been posted online with images and notes at The Buxton Collection. [more inside]
I'm not a computer programmer, but I love the thought and artistry that go into [computer] application design. [more inside]
Human Area Networking technology turns the surface of the human body into a data transmission path. A transmission path is formed at the moment a part of the human body comes in contact with a RedTacton transceiver.