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2014-06-20 13:42:24     Sharp's 'Free-Form Displays' with Ultra-Thin Bezels Make New Display Shapes Possible - Mac Rumors

http://www.macrumors.com/2014/0.../sharp-free-form-displays/

Sharp today announced its upcoming "Free-Form Display" t... allow the company to nearly eliminate the traditional be... LCD displays. As a result, Sharp will be able to build L... any shape to conform to the display area of the intended...
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2014-05-03 19:02:40     Analysis of the CHI research community’s knowledge map - Community Imaging Group

http://comag.oulu.fi/...i-research-communitys-knowledge-map/

Based on the results, we argued that:
As it stands, the only tradition in HCI is that of h ...
The accumulated knowledge in HCI is almost exclusive ...
By nature, HCI research is like nomads chasing water ...
Therefore, current HCI researc

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2014-02-19 07:51:20     Analysis of the CHI research community’s knowledge map - Community Imaging Group

http://comag.oulu.fi/...i-research-communitys-knowledge-map/

Based on the results, we argued that:
As it stands, the only tradition in HCI is that of h ...
The accumulated knowledge in HCI is almost exclusive ...
By nature, HCI research is like nomads chasing water ...
Therefore, current HCI researc

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2014-01-10 16:41:44     Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World - Pacific Standard: The Science of Society

http://www.psmag.com/...aking-up-psychology-economics-53135/

Some of that research went back a generation. It was in ... instance, that researchers discovered that aspects of vi...
Muller Lyer Illusion Comparison 3
Researchers found that Americans perceive the line with ...
More recently psychologists had challe

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2013-12-13 18:54:16     Optical illusion: Shades of gray.

http://www.slate.com/...optical_illusion_shades_of_grey.html

optical illusion Which lozenge is darker: The one on top... bottom?
Illustration by Dale Purves, used by permission
What’s the illusion, you ask? Those two vertical lozen ...

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2013-12-13 18:54:01     Optical illusion: The blue and the green.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/ba.../the_blue_and_the_green.html

Blue green spiral illusion
You see embedded spirals, right, of green, pinkish-orang ...

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2013-08-30 08:38:40     BBC News - Virtual reality: Lessons from the past for Oculus Rift

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23877695

with excitement building for the release of a new VR hel... Rift - it is worth asking what went wrong the first time... lessons be learned?

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2013-03-14 07:07:59     Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research : NPR

http://www.npr.org/...s-help-push-frontier-of-brain-research

Enlarge image
Daniel Berger, a researcher at MIT, traced these neurons ...
EyeWire
People can get pretty addicted to computer games. By som ...
Right now I'm at the novice level of a game called EyeWi ...

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2013-03-09 16:44:50     BBC News - Star Trek 'holodeck' in the living room?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21706180

With "immersive media" taking content well beyond the TV... technology is attempting to move virtual reality towards... closer to real life.
Whether it be a cave, an igloo or a theatre, virtual rea ...
Full 360-degree screens are now capable of taking a

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2013-02-09 09:27:30     About | Dark Patterns - User Interfaces Designed to Trick People

http://darkpatterns.org/vision/

DarkPatterns.org was set up by Harry Brignull. Dark Patt... interfaces that are intended to trick people. The purpos... to spread awareness, and to name and shame sites that us...

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2013-01-11 10:33:13     Disney's new augmented reality toys are promising, but frustrating | The Verge

http://www.theverge.com/...oys-are-promising-but-frustrating

Disney is launching augmented reality toys with a line o... in October; from there, it'll expand into other characte... then, it's keeping a tight wrap on images of what it's d... weren't allowed to take shots or video. We did learn tha... to Disney I

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2013-01-11 09:33:24     Camlistore

http://camlistore.org/

a way to store, sync, share, model and back up content
a work in progress
Open Source (Apache licensed)
an acronym for "Content-Addressable Multi-Layer Indexed ...
... neither "Cloud" nor "Local". happily both.

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2013-01-04 17:14:22     A Passenger Airplane Basically Flew Upside Down Because of a Dumb Pilot (Updated)

http://gizmodo.com/...ew-upside-down-because-of-a-dumb-pilot

A Passenger Airplane Basically Flew Upside Down Because ... (Updated)Update: Thanks to Gizmodo reader, Randy, we hav... on how this happened. As you can see in that picture, th... the cockpit door lock switch are no more than 10cm apart... door (the s

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2012-11-07 09:17:44     'Pinch' connects multiple smartphones and tablets together to make a display | The Verge

http://www.theverge.com/...onized-display-link-interface-app

Not content with synchronizing your phones to make one g... Researchers at the Tokyo University of Technology have d... an interface that lets you connect multiple devices toge... giant disjointed display. Although the technology behind... remains a m

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2012-11-07 09:07:26     Oculus VR | Oculus Rift - The Virtual Reality Gaming Headset

http://www.oculusvr.com/

The Oculus Rift headset is the cutting edge of virtual r... games. Be part of history by getting your own Oculus Rif...

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2012-09-28 19:04:30     Scrollbars Through the History - Imgur

http://imgur.com/jpdGk

Scrollbars Through the History

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2012-09-04 06:51:51     Sight on Vimeo

http://vimeo.com/46304267

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2012-08-16 07:15:29     Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology | Video on TED.com

http://www.ted.com/...otential_of_sixthsense_technology.html

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help... interact with the world of data -- including a deep look... device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop." In a... Mistry says he'll open-source the software behind SixthS... possibiliti

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2012-08-16 07:15:14     Beautiful short film shows a frightening future filled with Google Glass-like devices | VentureBeat

http://venturebeat.com/2012/07/27/sight-systems/

Here’s an amazing eight-minute-long short film we came... art school grads Daniel Lazo and Eran May-raz as a final... the short shows a not-too-unrealistic future wherein we ... with contact lens-like devices that connect us to the cl... from games

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2012-08-06 11:52:35     USC students building a working Holodeck | Crave - CNET

http://news.cnet.com/...tudents-building-a-working-holodeck/

"Welcome to Project Holodeck, would you like to make my ...
(Credit: Project Holodeck)
Infiltrating the Borg or having dinner with Deanna Troi ...
Project Holodeck is exactly what it sounds like -- a ver ...

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2012-07-30 14:29:41     Troy Hunt: Lessons in website security anti-patterns by Tesco

http://www.troyhunt.com/...ons-in-website-security-anti.html

Let me set the scene for this post by sharing a simple t... night:
Twitter: @troyhunt Passwords are stored in a secure way. ...
Ok then, that’s about as many security misdemeanours a ...

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2012-07-22 21:27:23     Interactive Multimedia Technology: Musings about NUI, Perceptive Pixel and Microsoft, Rapid Creative Prototyping (Lots of video and links) Revised

http://interactivemultimediatechnology.blogspot.co.uk/...tml

It just might be the right time for everyone to brush up... tech skills. iPads and touch-phones are ubiquitous. Touc... interactive whiteboards and displays are in schools and ... Microsoft's Windows 8 and the news that the company rece... Han's compa

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2012-07-22 21:26:35     CELINELATULIPE.COM

http://www.celinelatulipe.com/

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2012-07-20 22:00:43     New Design Practices for Touch-free Interactions | UX Magazine

http://uxmag.com/...ractices-for-touch-free-interactions?...

Touch interaction has become practically ubiquitous in d... and that has changed users' expectations and the way UX ... about human–computer interaction (HCI). Now, touch-fre... Natural Language Interaction (NLI) are bleeding into the... mainstream

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2012-07-19 11:23:16     Cognitive walk-through - British Airways Business Life. Business advice and inspiration, insider tips from the world’s top CEOs, analysts and entrepreneurs.

http://www.babusinesslife.com/...Cognitive-walk-through.html

Problems of human-computer interaction become crucial wh... question is a potential purchaser trying to engage with ... an internet shopping site. These days customer interface...
Walk-through first referred to a physical tour of a faci ...
Its key asp

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2012-07-16 11:48:06     Put the human back into engineering | Aging In Place Technology Watch

http://www.ageinplacetech.com/.../put-human-back-engineering

The product user interface of today can madden the senio... am looking at the console of a Volvo right now. Mulling ... SOURCE/Push Scan knob -- turn it to switch from FM to AM... the channels, PUSH again to stop scanning. This is an e...
Why must we

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2012-07-13 22:17:45     BBC News - Smartphone to help blind people goes on sale

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18818279

A smartphone designed for blind people has been launched.
Georgie, as the device is known, has a voice-assisted to ...
The phone was designed by blind husband-and-wife team Ro ...
It was named after Mrs Wilson-Hinds' first guide dog.

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2012-05-15 09:35:39     BBC News - The robot that reads your mind to train itself

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-11457127

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2012-04-15 17:45:27     BBC News - Dual-focus contact lens prototypes ordered by Pentagon

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17692256

The Pentagon has put in an order for prototype contact l... users a much wider field of vision.
The lenses are designed to be paired with compact heads ...
Much bulkier HUDs are already deployed by the US Army an ...

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2012-04-11 14:46:27     Designers Don’t Like UCD - Hidden Gems

http://myddelton.co.uk/post/20896.../designer-centred-design

if user-centred design principles are missing from proje... because designers don’t want them there in the first place

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