The Story of the Trackball, Canada's Earliest Gift to Computing

The evolution of the trackball, which is more than an upside-down mouse. It's the Royal Canadian Navy’s greatest contribution to modern-day computing. Really.


‘Eye Conductor’ Helps the Physically Disabled Write Music With Facial Movements

This interactive design project helps the disabled gain access to creative expression.


Let MIT's Transforming Snake Robot Do It for You

This thing will help you talk to your computer better... or become the Batman.


This High Tech Table Is Straight Out of 'Minority Report'

The boardrooms of the future could be a lot more like science fiction.


What Color Is Your Taste in Music?

New site's color swatches provide a colorful way to find fresh music.


Here's Why Star-Lord's Spaceship Looks Like an 80s Sports Car

On emotional coding and cinematic storytelling with the screen graphic designer of 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' and 'Prometheus.'


Design Digital Terrain with the Army's Projection-Mapped Sandtable

State-of-the-art military technology lets you create interactive topographical maps with your hands and piles of sand.


A Closer Look At Guardians Of The Galaxy's Stellar Computer Interfaces

The computer interfaces in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' are just as beautifully designed as its aliens and explosions.


Two-Sided Touchscreen Turns Glass Walls Into HoloDisplays

A new Korean touchscreen is everything your inner sci-fi enthusiast has ever wanted—and more.


New Augmented Reality Prototype Can Make Any Object A Touch-Sensitive Visual Display

Playing board games might never be the same, thanks to Metaio.


How Robots Will Need To Talk to Win Friends and Influence People

People said Nixon sounded robotic, but our future robots would do well to sound like, er, Kennedy.


Google Creative Lab And BERG Explore The Future Of Computer Interfaces As "Smart" Light

What if Google existed in the physical world as well as online?