Seasons by Nao Tamura

2010 April 28

Seasons is an interpretation of functional kitchen and serving ware, inspired by nature and technology, through the cultural lens of Japan. Designer Nao Tamura, has won the SaloneSatellite Award, with a serving container made in silica sand.

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Imagine being able to control your computer or video game without needing to use a mouse or controller. Microsoft researchers have filed a patent for a muscle-based control scheme that does just that, and more — simple hand gestures could be used to do things like send commands to your MP3 player while jogging or open your car’s trunk remotely.

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Chris Anderson, the editor of WIRED, explores the four key stages of any viable technology: setting the right price, gaining market share, displacing an established technology and, finally, becoming ubiquitous.

apple newspaper“Apple is rumored to launch its highly-anticipated touchscreen Tablet by early 2010 and new information suggests the gadget could revolutionize print publishing by bringing book, newspaper, and magazine content onto the high-tech reader.”

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Did You Know 4.0 | FALL 2009

2009 September 20

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