End of resources

Cool Infographic about the end of our resources. What do you think? Is this one valid? It was created by Armin Reller „University of Augsburg“ & Tom Graedel „Yale University“. It origins from here.

Smart Holograms

The DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology) is presenting a humidity sensitive hologram. I think it is quite cool. It looks nice and interactive though. See video on youtube here GHTime Code(s):  

Some exploration with smart materials and interface design

Students in the Graphic Design Practicum class worked with Bayer MaterialScience to create interactive prototypes. Students included Brandon Bayer, Marcus Mullins, Jenny Shaddach, James Hovell, Sam Kojiro and Jake Zucker. I do not have further infos, but you can see that there is a flexible textile in use. So I guess they use some sensor in it […]

Does material get enough glory?

I stumbled upon the great post of Adam Richardson where he is elaborating about the fact that Hardware earns more credit by the user than it should because the porduct and the experience you pay for is more than just this well made piece of mainly plastic. Is the material that is responsible why this box has become physical also underrated?
The Hardware Gets All the Glory By Adam Richardson – February 3, 2010