Category Archives: Cool things

Live Programming

This is a thing I’ve been trying to keep up with, and there was a new paper: Usable Live Programming that was pretty interesting. This, of course led to see how Light Table was doing and it looks like they … Continue reading

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Cucumber?

Never heard of this, but it’s been around for a while, apparently: http://cukes.info/ It appears to be a mechanism for implementing Behavior Driven Design, which I’ve been kind of a theoretical fan of forever. I may poke at this and see … Continue reading

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Augmenting humans

This will probably end up with a supervillain or something worthy of a Micheal Crichton novel, but it’ll be fun while it lasts… Augmented Human ’13 And the football is pretty cool.

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Got and idea and time to write 50 words?

Google wants to hear from you about coming up with stuff for Glass…

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Tracking yourself

An interesting article in the Washington Post on athletes gathering data on themselves. As an owner of Polars, Powertaps, Garmins, an iBike and too many bike computers to count, I’d say that from my perspective, we’ll put up with almost any … Continue reading

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A small pile of extremely neat technology

There is a company, sixense, that looks to be making some very good immersive hardware and a free(?) api. And they have some nice sound (midi) code too. It’s somehow tied up with Intel’s perceptual computing effort. I learned about this from a slashdotted article about … Continue reading

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Instrument yourself

Or maybe, yourself as an instrument? From mashable: “The idea came out of Pietr’s graduate thesis at the Design Academy Eindhoven. It is based on the notion that whenever someone learns an instrument, they must teach their body certain movements in … Continue reading

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