in·ter·est·ing-ness [in-ter-uh-sting-ness, -truh-sting-ness, -tuh-res-ting-ness]
1. stuff we're finding interesting
There’s been lots of chatter around Microsoft Surface this week, including this neat Audi configurator amongst other bits and bobs.
The video below shows a very interesting development, interacting with and controlling the display via blocks that can be indentified by the pattern of glass fibres they contain. This also allows them to be stacked and still recognised by the surface. More here.
Google Wave beta invites have been sent out recently to much excitement from the digerati. However it wasn’t quite so fun for some, spare a moment to pity poor Iain Tait after a Twitter prank went a bit wrong, or right, depending on your point of view. It seems to be an incredibly advanced communication tool. Here’s a link to a very long explanation (1hr 20mins). However, below is a much shorter video of Google product managers explaining it in about 8 mins.
Below is an animation from the digital buzz blog to explain a small bit of what Wave can do. Created no doubt to blag an invite.