The mother of all Demos – Doug Engelbart 1968

http://sloan.stanford.edu/MouseSite/jw_flv_player/mediaplayer.swf

Being at TEDGlobal I was reminded about this historical introduction of the computer mouse, video conferencing, teleconferencing, email, hypertext, word processing, hypermedia, and a collaborative real-time editor (among other first timers).

If you’ve seen it already: it’s good to remember. If not: watch it.

Meet Sifteo. The alternative game system for truly hands-on play / to be shown at CES

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=3165011&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1

Such a great concept (outcome of an MIT research project) – now about to hit the market: https://www.sifteo.com/

Watch the TED talk from David Merrill http://www.ted.com/talks/david_merrill_demos_siftables_the_smart_blocks.html

watch also http://video.forbes.com/fvn/tech/ces-sifteo-cubes-gamings-new-console

Via Sally Madsen and Haiyan Zhang.

c60 Redux from I Miss My Pencil / making music tangible again

just one of the many beautiful experiments….

see Michael’s thoughts: http://michaelhendrix.blogspot.com/2010/12/music-industry-hack-yourself.html

Core 77 writes about it here: http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/core77_exclusive_ideos_i_miss_my_pe…

visit the site: http://www.imissmypencil.com/

or buy the book… it’s worth it.