Interface

Tedium

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.
Ernie Smith
1.17.18
disability

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

This interactive design project helps the disabled gain access to creative expression.
Rachel Pick
3.6.16
Design

Let MIT's Transforming Snake Robot Do It for You

This thing will help you talk to your computer better... or become the Batman.
Beckett Mufson
11.9.15
Design

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

The boardrooms of the future could be a lot more like science fiction.
Becky Chung
2.20.15
Music

What Color Is Your Taste in Music?

New site Predominant.ly's color swatches provide a colorful way to find fresh music.
Beckett Mufson
1.28.15
Film

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.'
David Sheldon-Hicks, Creative Director, Territory
12.9.14
Design

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.
Beckett Mufson
11.5.14
Film

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.
Beckett Mufson
8.19.14
Design

Two-Sided Touchscreen Turns Glass Walls Into HoloDisplays

A new Korean touchscreen is everything your inner sci-fi enthusiast has ever wanted—and more.
Beckett Mufson
7.10.14
Design

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

Playing board games might never be the same, thanks to Metaio.
DJ Pangburn
5.27.14
Motherboard Blog

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.
Ben Richmond
2.11.14
Design

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

<p>What if Google existed in the physical world as well as online?</p>
Kevin Holmes
12.21.12
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