Tag Archives: Research

Research ethics and Facebook

I mean, it's not like we could just demand to see the code that's governing our lives. What right do we have to poke around in Facebook's private affairs like that?

Paper Generators: Harvesting Energy from Touching, Rubbing & Sliding

A new energy harvesting technology that generates electrical energy from a user’s interactions with paper-like materials. The energy harvesters are flexible, light, and inexpensive, and they utilize a user’s gestures such as tapping, touching, rubbing and sliding to generate energy. The harvested energy is then used to actuate LEDs, e-paper displays and other devices to create interactive applications for books and other printed media.

Link to project page and press release: http://www.disneyresearch.com/project…

Magic microphone lets you whisper with your fingertips